COVID: 11 deaths, 494 new cases in Punjab

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Chandigarh, Nov 8 (PTI) The Punjab health authorities on Sunday reported 11 coronavirus deaths as 494 new infections surfaced, taking the state’s case tally to 1,37,445, according to a medical bulletin.

So far, 4,318 people have died from the infection in the state.

Three deaths were reported from Rupnagar, two each from Hoshiarpur, Gurdaspur and Jalandhar and one each from Muktsar and Amritsar, as per the bulletin on Sunday.

The places which reported new infections included Mohali (100), Ludhiana (67) and Patiala (55).

There are 4,910 active cases in the state as of now, the bulletin said.

A total of 396 coronavirus patients were discharged after recovering from the infection, taking the number of cured persons to 1,28,217, it said.

Nine critical patients are on ventilator while 126 are on oxygen support, the bulletin said.

A total of 27,47,106 samples have been collected for testing so far in the state, it said. PTI CHS VSD RDK RDK