COVID at a new high in Punjab: 4333 new positive cases, 51 deaths

Chandigarh, April 15, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
COVID situation in Punjab is touching new heights. The 2nd wave has become a cause of concern in the state. The numbers of positive case saw a new high on Thursday. 4,333 new positive cases were reported from across the state in last 24 hours even as 51 people lost their lives.

The number of active cases in the state crosses 30k mark today. According to reports the state now has 30,033 active cases. 7722 people have lost their lives in the state due to COVID, so far.

The situation is so grim that 374 people are on Oxygen while 40 more critical patients have been put on ventilator support.

Amritsar recorded as many as 10 deaths while 9 people died of Covid in Hoshiarpur. Six people each died in the districts of Ludhiana and Gurdaspur while 5 people succumbed to Corona in Patiala.

Jalandhar, Bathinda, Fatehgarh Sahib and Ferozepur recorded two-deaths each while one person each died in the five districts – Faridkot, Mohali, Muktsar, Pathankot and Fazilka.

Out of 4333 positive cases reported today, 860 have been reported from Mohali alone. Ludhiana reported 482 positive cases, Jalandhar 399, Amritsar 365, Patiala 353 and Bathinda reported 301 persons testing positive.