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Wednesday, 2 September 2020

59 more casualties take Punjab toll to 1,512

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 1

There seems to be no respite from Covid-19 as the state reported 1,522 fresh cases and 59 deaths in the past 24 hours.

With these, the state toll has reached 1,512 and the number of cases has risen to 55,508.

As far as deaths are concerned, Ludhiana reported maximum 13 deaths, followed by Jalandhar (8), Amritsar (7), Patiala and Ferozepur (5 each), Fatehgarh Sahib and Kapurthala (4 each), Bathinda (3), Barnala and Faridkot (2 each) while Fazilka, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Moga, Pathankot and Tarn Taran (1 each). At present, there are 15,849 active cases while 38,147 people have recovered from the disease so far.

Ludhiana remained the worst affected district with 216 cases, followed by SAS Nagar (211), Jalandhar (158), Patiala (120), Amritsar (111), Faridkot (110), Gurdaspur (104), Bathinda (64) and Muktsar (60). At present 464 patients are on oxygen support and 70 are on ventilator support.



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