New cases of corona have come to light, health department has increased testing


New cases of corona are coming out daily. People are walking around without masks in the crowded markets without spreading the corona, as a result, the patients of corona are increasing in the state every day. Seeing this indifference of the people, the health department has increased the testing of Corona. The health department had sent 4836 samples for testing across the state. Out of these 4729, the result of 236 has come positive.

136 patients were also discharged after recovering from corona across the state, but with 236 new corona victims, the number of active cases in Punjab has reached 1198. There are 25 patients whose condition has worsened and they have been placed on life support system. Out of them, 19 are level-2 and 6 level-3 corona sufferers.

The way in which the highest number of corona victims in the state are being found in Mohali. 491 samples were sent for testing in Mohali. The results of 50 of them have come positive. Similarly, 30 of the 681 samples sent for testing in Ludhiana are positive.

In Jalandhar, out of 395 samples, 7 have come positive. Patiala 23 out of 146, Amritsar 16 out of 580, Fazilka 4 out of 10, Muktsar 10 out of 67, Ropar 10 out of 232, Sangrur 5 out of 284, Barnala 9 out of 110, Bathinda 9 out of 151, Hoshiarpur 17 out of 306, Kapurthala 5 out of 209, Pathankot 12 out of 121, Nawanshahr 1 out of 37, Faridkot 5 out of 22, Fatehgarh Sahib 7 out of 97, Gurdaspur 8 out of 150, Moga 6 out of 140 and Tarn Taran out of 352 samples. 4 have tested positive.

No corona patients have been found in the three districts of Ferozepur, Malerkotla and Mansa. However, in Malerkotla, the testing has not been equal. Only one sample was sent for testing.


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