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In Punjab yesterday, 10,943 were tested by taking 10,936 samples. – file photo
The havoc of Corona has started again in Punjab. In the last 24 hours, 2 patients died of corona. One patient died in Amritsar and the other in Ludhiana. At the same time, for the first time in the last two and a half months, 134 new patients were found. After which the positivity rate of corona in Punjab has reached 1.22%.
During this, 20 patients have been put on life saving support. Of these, 17 have been kept on oxygen and 3 in the ICU. In Punjab yesterday, 10,943 were tested by taking 10,936 samples. The active cases in the state have now increased to 681.
After Mohali and Ludhiana, the situation worsens in Patiala
After Mohali and Ludhiana in the state, now the situation in Patiala has started deteriorating. On Wednesday, 37 patients were found in Mohali with a positivity rate of 7.43%. At the same time, 20 new patients were found in Patiala. A patient here also had to be shifted to the ICU. Here the positivity rate was 5.99%. 19 new patients were found in Ludhiana, 13 in Amritsar and 10 in Jalandhar.
15 deaths in three and a half months, more than two and a half thousand cases were found
There have been 15 deaths in Punjab since April 1. In which maximum 7 deaths have occurred in Ludhiana. There have been 2 deaths in Mohali. During this 2,550 new patients have been found. Out of which 1929 patients have been cured.