The total number of coronavirus cases in Punjab has increased to 17,853 after 792 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last 24 hours, according to the media bulletin issued on Sunday evening.
The death toll in the state has increased to 423 after 18 new deaths were reported from the state. Ludhiana reported 8 new deaths while 4 new deaths were reported from Patiala. Amritsar reported 3 new deaths while Pathankot, Mohali, and Tarn Taran reported one new death each.
A total of 391 COVID patients were declared cured and discharged in the last 24 hours, as of Thursday evening. Of 296, 32 were from Jalandhar, 223 from Patiala, 23 from Amritsar, 29 from Sangrur, 41 from Hoshiarpur, 11 each from Kapurthala and Mansa, 9 from Gurdaspur, 8 from Fazilka and 5 from Pathankot.
Ludhiana on Sunday reported the highest number of coronavirus cases as the district reported 147 new cases of coronavirus. Currently, Ludhiana is having 3524 cases out of which 1292 are active cases, 2125 have been cured while 107 have died due to the pandemic.
In terms of active cases in Punjab, Jalandhar has 718, Amritsar 529 and Sangrur 219. Patiala has 702 active cases while Mohali has 359, Gurdaspur 259, Pathankot 117, Tarn Taran 127, Hoshiarpur 46, SBS Nagar 51, Muktsar 36, Fatehgarh Sahib 133, Moga 208, Ropar 77, Faridkot 63, Kapurthala 146, Ferozepur at 266, Bathinda 266, Fazilka 101, Barnala 197, and Mansa 52.