Chandigarh: There is no decline in the number of deaths from COVID-19 in the state of Punjab. On Saturday, 54 persons lost their lives in the state from COVID-19. In addition, the death toll from the virus in the state has reached 3188. 1588 new cases have also been reported. So far 108684 persons have been affected by the infection in the state. According to the health department, the figure of suspected cases in Punjab has reached 1740183 so far. The figure of positive patients has been recorded at 108684. 86013 people have become healthy.
In the same breathing difficulty, 422 infected patients have been placed on oxygen support. The condition of 68 persons has been placed on a ventilator when it is serious. Ludhiana remains at number one in case of deaths from infection. So far, most of the 708 persons have succumbed to death from infection. 365 persons in Jalandhar and 312 persons in Patiala have succumbed to the infection. 10 in SAS Nagar on Saturday, 8 at Jalandhar, 6 in Amritsar, 6 in Ludhiana, 5 in Patiala, 4 in Sangrur, 3 in Pathankot, 2 in Barnala, 2 in Gurdaspur, 1 in Faridkot, 1 in Fazilka, 1 in Ferozepur, 1 in Kapurthala, 1 in Mansa, 1 in Moga, 1 in Muktsar and 1 person in Ropar died of infection. Nine infected have been found in the diocese, whose source of infection is outside Punjab. At the same time, corona cases in the state are continuously increasing.
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On the other hand, more than 88 thousand cases of corona infection have been registered in the country in a day. The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has informed that 88,600 cases of corona infection have been reported in the last 24 hours while the death toll from the infection is 1,124. The health ministry has said that with this, the total number of corona-infected in the country has gone up to 59, 92533, while the death toll has reached 94,503. In addition, so far 49, 41628 people have been cured of corona infection.