The state on Monday reported 6,798 new COVID positive cases. 157 deaths due to COVID were also reported from various districts of Punjab in the last 24 hours (Amritsar-13, Barnala-3, Bathinda-13, Faridkot-4, Fazilka-8, Ferozpur-1, FG Sahib-2, Gurdaspur-4, Hoshiarpur-9, Jalandhar-7, Ludhiana-21, Kapurthala-5, Mansa-2, Moga-1, S.A.S Nagar -12, Muktsar-8, Pathankot-11, Patiala-10, Sangrur-16, SBS Nagar-2, Tarn Taran-5).
As per the official data of Punjab, a total number of active cases in the state stands at 60,709. The total number of COVID positive cases till date are 3,92,042. The death toll in Punjab now reached 9,472.
The maximum number of cases was reported from Ludhiana – 1198 followed by Jalandhar – 697.