Punjab reports 105 COVID-19 cases in last 24 hours; highest single-day spike in cases

By Rajan Nath - April 30, 2020 6:04 pm

The total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab has increased to 480 after 105 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours. According to the media bulletin issued by the Punjab Health Department on Thursday evening, Mohali reported 13 new cases out of which 2 are from Jawaharpur village. Likewise, the district tally has increased to 86, the second-highest in the state.

Jalandhar reported 3 new cases of coronavirus taking the district tally to 89, the highest in the state. Moga, SBS Nagar, Patiala and Ferozepur reported 1 new case each. Ludhiana reported 34 cases of coronavirus, highest in a day taking the total number of cases in the district to 63. Meanwhile, Amritsar reported 28 new cases in a single day taking the district tally to 42.


Tarn Taran reported 7 new cases taking the district tally to 14. All 7 of them had returned from Sri Hazur Sahib in Nanded, Maharashtra. Kapurthala reported 6 new cases. Gurdaspur reported two cases from Kahnuwan, who are the Nanded pilgrims. Muktsar reported 3 new cases while Sangrur and Ropar reported two cases of coronavirus each.

Jalandhar is on the top of the tally followed by Mohali at 86, Patiala at 64, Ludhiana at 63, Amritsar at 42 and Pathankot at 25. SBS Nagar stands at 23, while 14 cases have been reported from Tarn Taran, 13 from Mansa, 12 from Kapurthala and 11 from Hoshiarpur.

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Faridkot and Sangrur stand at 6 while Moga and Ropar have reported 5 cases each. Gurdaspur and Muktsar have 4 cases each while Barnala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Bathinda, and Ferozepur have 2 cases each. The death toll in the state stands at 20.

-PTC News