Chandigarh: The COVID-19 virus, which is continuously spreading in Punjab, killed 36 more people on Thursday. The number of people who died due to this epidemic in the state has crossed seven hundred and reached 706. During this time, 1035 new cases of COVID-19 have also been reported in the state, with which the total figure of COVID-19 victims has increased to 27936.
According to the Health Department, at this time 9391 patients are admitted in isolation wards in various hospitals of the state. Of these 167, the condition is very critical. 142 patients are on oxygen support and 25 on ventilators. Meanwhile, there is also good news of the recovery of 627 patients in the state. Of the 627 infected who were discharged on recovery, 160 from Ludhiana, 83 from Moga, 72 from Amritsar, 70 from Ferozepur, 55 from Tarn Taran, 36 from Ropar, 26 from Kapurthala, 23-23 from Sangrur and Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur. And 15-15 from Fatehgarh Sahib, 14 from Muktsar, 13 from Mansa, 11 from Pathankot, 5 from Fazilka, 4 from Barnala and 2 from Nawanshahar.
The number of patients who beat COVID-19 in the state has increased to 17839. In Ludhiana, 13 people have died of COVID-19 on Thursday. 186 new cases have come out. The death toll due to COVID-19 in Ludhiana has reached 207 so far. The total figure of the infected has been 5948. In view of the increasing graph of COVID-19 infection, the district administration has created 20 micro containment zones. With this, there is a continuous increase in the cases of corona in the state.