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Sunday, 13 September 2020

Covid-19: 76 more succumb to virus in Punjab

Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, September 12

There seems to be no stopping the Covid spread in the state as on Saturday 2,441 cases, including 76 deaths, were reported in the past 24 hours.

With these, the total number of cases has reached 77,057 and with fresh casualties, the number of deaths has reached 2,288.

Besides, 55,385 patients have recovered from the deadly virus and at present 19,384 cases are active in the state. Apart from that, 521 patients are on oxygen and 82 are on ventilator.

SAS Nagar topped the chart with 331 cases, followed by Jalandhar with 313 cases, Patiala 268, Ludhiana 267, Amritsar 257, Bathinda 137, Gurdaspur 118, Hoshiarpur 110 and Pathankot 100.

As far as deaths are concerned, Ludhiana was the worst-hit with 14 deaths, followed by Amritsar 11, Jalandhar with 10 deaths, Gurdaspur seven, Hoshiarpur and Ropar five, Barnala, Kapurthala and Patiala four each, Fatehgarh Sahib three, Bathinda and Sangrur two each, SAS Nagar, Muktsar, Moga, Pathankot and Tarn Taran one each.

Singla warns rumour-mongers

Punjab Education Minister Vijay Inder Singla today warned rumour-mongers of registration of more FIRs and requested all residents to avoid sharing unverified information on social media.



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