Chandigarh: Fresh cases of Covid-19 continued to mount in Punjab on Tuesday as 25 people tested positive for the virus, taking the state’s count to 2,106.
The new cases are from seven districts. While 19 new patients are contacts of positive cases, two people reported their symptoms to health department.
In Jalandhar , 10 people were tested positive, all contacts of positive cases. There were five cases in Pathankot, four in Hoshiarpur, and two each in Amritsar and Ludhiana. One case each was reported in Faridkot and Nawanshahr .
This means that Nawanshah again has an active case and is not free of the virus.
A total of five patients were discharged, taking the number of cured patients to 1,918. While three patients were discharged in Jalandhar, a patient each was discharged in Patiala and Fardikot.