Coronavirus cases in Punjab rise to 1,935; death toll 32

11 Coronavirus Cases in Last 24 Hours in Punjab | Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala

The total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab has increased to 1935 after 11 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours, as of Thursday evening. The death toll in the state stands at 32.

According to the media bulletin issued by the Punjab Health Department, Ludhiana reported 3 new cases while Patiala reported 1 new case of coronavirus. Jalandhar reported 7 new cases taking the district tally close to 205.

Meanwhile, Amritsar is on the top of the tally with 297 COVID-19 cases followed by Jalandhar at 205, Tarn Taran at 158, Ludhiana at 151. Gurdaspur has 122 cases of coronavirus while SBS Nagar stands at 103 cases. Mohali has 102 cases while Patiala has reported 100 cases so far. Hoshiarpur has 92 cases. Sangrur tally of coronavirus cases stands at 88 while Muktsar stands at 65. A total of 59 cases have been reported from Moga, 56 from Ropar, 55 from Fatehgarh Sahib.

Faridkot has reported 46 cases so far, Ferozepur stands at 44 while Fazilka has 41 cases of coronavirus. Bathinda has 40 COVID-19 cases so far. Mansa has recorded 32 cases, while 29 cases have been reported from Pathankot, 27 from Kapurthala, 21 from Barnala. Meanwhile, 1692 are active cases while 200 people have been cured and discharged.

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Timings for shops in Punjab changed

Punjab Government on Thursday changed the timings for the opening of shops in the state. Now, the timings will be from 7 am to 6 pm from May 15 onwards. According to the order issued by the Additional Chief Secretary (Home), the Deputy Commissioners have been asked to immediately issue the orders regarding timings for the opening of shops accordingly.

-PTC News