With 120 fresh cases, including three deaths, reported in the past 24 hours, the state count of confirmed Covid-19 cases has reached 5,784.
One death each was reported from Bathinda, Amritsar and Sangrur. The number of casualties has reached 152. Apart from that, 27 persons are on oxygen support.
A 60-year-old woman of Malerkotla died in the wee hours today at a Ludhiana hospital. She was suffering from hypertension for the past 10 years and had a chronic kidney disease.
As per the state media bulletin, among districts, 39 cases were reported from Ludhiana, 16 from Jalandhar, nine from Kapurthala, six each from Patiala, SAS Nagar and Muktsar, five each from Gurdaspur, Ropar and Fazilka, four from Ferozepur and Fazilka, three from Moga, two each from Tarn Taran and Faridkot, and one from Hoshiarpur and Fatehgarh Sahib.
Even as state media bulletin has reported no new case or death from Amritsar, the local authorities have reported another death and five new cases. With this, the death count in the district has increased to 44 and the case count stands at 928. The deceased has been identified as Manjit Kaur, a 71-year-old resident of Ganda Singh Colony.