While coronavirus cases in Punjab continue to rise at a rapid pace, the Dera Bassi Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) NK Sharma on Wednesday announced that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Taking to Twitter, NK Sharma wrote: "I was not feeling well from the last couple of days which resulted in Corona positive today. I request those all who met me last week to get your COVID test. I am feeling quite well & have isolated myself totally, ll be in your service after recovering completely."
As per the media bulletin, Amritsar, Barnala, Fatehgarh Sahib, Ferozepur 1, Kapurthala 1, Mansa, and Pathankot reported 1 new death each, while Jalandhar reported 3, Ludhiana 8, Mansa 1, Pathankot 1, and Patiala 6.
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Mohali on Wednesday reported the biggest single-day spike of 134 coronavirus cases and 3 deaths. A 41-year-old man, a 44-year-old man both from Mohali died of coronavirus due to multiple problems. Likewise, a 53-year-old man from Padiala died due to a pandemic along with other problems.