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Testing in Punjab is still being done only half of the fixed target of 40 thousand.
The situation has worsened due to Corona in Punjab. The situation is that every 5th person is getting positive. On Tuesday, the Health Department examined 24 thousand 636 samples]out of which 4,593 people were found positive. The worst-case scenario is in Patiala, Mohali and Ludhiana, where the number of patients is highest. At the same time, 9 people have also died in 7 districts. Assembly elections are going to be held in Punjab. At present, the Election Commission has banned rallies till January 15. If permission is given to hold further rallies, the situation in Punjab may get worse.
Patients cross 100 in 11 districts
There are 11 districts of Punjab where the number of patients is crossing 100 daily. Of these, maximum 909 patients have been found in Patiala, 703 Mohali, 678 Ludhiana, 455 Amritsar, 330 Jalandhar, 233 Bathinda, 161 Fatehgarh Sahib, 149 Kapurthala, 127 Gurdaspur, 117 Sangrur, 106 patients in Ropar. Faridkot, Muktsar and Pathankot are the districts where the number of patients is more than 90.
9 deaths in 7 districts, 17 patients on ICU and ventilator
The situation in terms of corona in Punjab is so bad that on Tuesday 9 people died in 7 districts. Of these, 2 each have died in Gurdaspur and Patiala and one each in Bathinda, Ludhiana, Moga, Mohali and Pathankot.
During this, 2-2 patients from Amritsar and Ludhiana have been kept on ventilator. At the same time, 3 patients have been shifted to ICU in Amritsar and Jalandhar, 2 in Faridkot and 5 in Ludhiana. The count of patients with life saving support in Punjab has gone up to 442.
Status of district wise corona patients and positivity rate in Punjab….