87 new cases in Punjab, another death in Mohali
With 87 fresh cases reported today, the state count has reached 1,731. With one death in SAS Nagar, the total toll has risen to 29.
Gurdaspur topped the chart with 24 cases today followed by SBS Nagar with 18 cases, Jalandhar, Tarn Taran and Amritsar 11 cases each, Kapurthala five, Fatehgarh Sahib four, and Mansa, Bathinda and Barnala one case each.
Amritsar reported 11 new cases. The total count of Covid patients in the district has reached 287, the highest in the state. Besides cases of returnees from Nanded, a local resident admitted at a hospital in Patiala has also tested positive.
Civil Surgeon Dr Jugal Kishore said they had received 219 tests reports which were all negative. He said the condition of all patients at hospitals in the district was stable.