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Punjab registers 2,160 fresh COVID cases, 56 deaths

Punjab registers 2,160 fresh COVID cases, 56 deaths

Chandigarh, Sep 20 (UNI) As many as 2,160 fresh cases of Covid-19 and 56 deaths were reported in Punjab on Sunday, taking the infection tally to 97,689 and the death toll to 2,813 in the state.
According to an official health bulletin, the virus has so far claimed 8 lives in Jalandhar district, 6 each in Fatehgarh Sahib and Amritsar, 5 in Ludhiana, 4 each in Hoshiarpur, Patiala and Ropar, 3 each in Tarn Taran and Mansa, 2 each in Faridkot, Ferozepur, Kapurthala and Pathankot and one death each in Barnala, Bathinda, Gurdaspur, SBS Nagar and Sangrur districts today.
It further said that 256 fresh cases were reported from Ferozepur district, 225 from SAS Nagar, 212 from Ludhiana, 197 from Jalandhar, 183 from Patiala, 174 from Pathankot, 148 from Bathinda, 126 from Amritsar, 104 from Gurdaspur, 94 from Hoshiarpur, 56 from Sangrur, 55 from Fazilka, 48 each from Kapurthala and Fatehgarh Sahib, 46 from Mansa, 39 from SBS Nagar, 37 from Muktsar, 36 from Barnala, 35 from Tarn Taran, 20 from Faridkot, 11 from Moga and 10 new cases from Ropar district.

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Temperature chart

29 Oct 2020 | 12:17 AM

Bhopal, Oct 28 (UNI) The maximum and minimum temperatures recorded on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh’s principal cities/towns:
Place Max Min (in degrees Celsius)

Bhopal 32.7 15.9

Indore 31.2 15.8

Gwalior 32.5 14.5

Jabalpur 33.0 18.4

Rewa 34.5 15.2

Satna 33.5 17.6


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War against COVID-19: MP’s body count rises to 2,913

29 Oct 2020 | 12:10 AM

Bhopal, Oct 28 (UNI) The fatality figure owing to the ‘millennium scourge’ mounted to 2,913 on Wednesday in Madhya Pradesh where 15 fresh demises were reported even as the infected tally touched 1,69,271 with 788 more sufferers being detected during analysis of 25,987 specimens.
A Health Services Directorate bulletin issued late tonight pegged the number of active cases at 10,094 – a statistic that is providentially revealing a downward trend. Bhopal had the dubious distinction of spawning the highest 151 new instances, Indore 148, etc.

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MP CM’s condolences

28 Oct 2020 | 11:57 PM

Bhopal, Oct 28 (UNI) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expressed grief on Wednesday over the demise of four members of a family in a road accident in Ujjain.
“I pray for peace to the departed souls and fortitude to the bereaved household for bearing the loss,” the senior politician conveyed via social media.

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BJP plaint against Diggy, Krishnam

28 Oct 2020 | 11:52 PM

Bhopal, Oct 28 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party’s Madhya Pradesh unit complained on Wednesday to the Chief Electoral Officer against Rajya Sabha Member Digvijaya Singh and Congress leader Acharya Pramod Krishnam for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The Acharya made a certain comment on Tuesday while addressing a rally in Morena District’s Kolaras constituency and Mr Singh spoke objectionably while at a street-corner gathering in Mungaoli constituency, a BJP release alleged.

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Parmar varsity to prepare People Biodiversity register

28 Oct 2020 | 11:44 PM

Solan, Oct 28 (UNI) The scientists of College of Horticulture anf Forestry (COH&F), Neri, Hamirpur, a constituent College of the Dr YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry (UHF), Nauni, is preparing the People's Biodiversity Registers (PBRs) of Hamirpur, Una, Bilaspur and Chamba districts and 15 blocks.

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