Punjab logs 125 deaths, 3,102 fresh Covid cases
Punjab on Saturday recorded 125 Covid-related fatalities taking the death toll to 14,305, while 3,102 new cases took the infection count to 5,62,831.
The state’s positivity rate dropped from 5.12% on Friday to 4.56%. The number of active cases dropped to 42,177 from 44,964 on Friday, according to a media bulletin released by the state government.
Ludhiana and Bathinda reported 14 deaths each, followed by 12 in Amritsar, 11 in Fazilka and nine in Sangrur, the bulletin said.
Ludhiana reported a maximum of 343 cases, followed by 291 in Bathinda, 254 in Jalandhar and 233 in Mohali, it said.
With 5,698 recoveries, the number of cured persons reached 5,06,349, it said.
There are 326 critical patients who are on ventilator support, 4,918 are on oxygen support and 878 other are critical patients, the bulletin said.
A total of 91,42,425 samples have been collected for testing so far in the state, it said.