COVID-19 pandemic in Punjab, India

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have spread to the Indian state of the Punjab on 9 March 2020, when an Indian man returning from Italy was tested positive. As of 25 May, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has confirmed a total of 2,106 cases, including 40 deaths and 1,918 recoveries in the Punjab.[1][2]

COVID-19 pandemic in Punjab
India Punjab COVID-19 map.png
Map of pandemic in Punjab (as of 26 May 2020)
  300 - 499 cases
  150 - 299 cases
  90 - 149 cases
  40 - 89 cases
  1 - 39 cases
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationPunjab, India
First outbreakWuhan, China
Index caseAmritsar
Arrival date9 March 2020
(2 months, 2 weeks and 3 days)
Confirmed cases2,106
Active cases148 (7.02%)
Suspected cases2446 (as of 25 May)
Recovered1,918 (91.03%)
Deaths
40 (1.92%)
Territories
22 Districts
Government website
Official website
Suspected cases have not been confirmed as being due to this strain by laboratory tests, although some other strains may have been ruled out.

StatisticsEdit

COVID-19 pandemic in Punjab by Districts
District
( / )[a]
Active cases Recovered Deaths Total cases
Amritsar ( 2) 28 297 6 331[b]
Barnala 1 20 1 22
Bathinda 1 41 0 42
Faridkot ( 1) 1 ( 1) 61 0 62
Fatehgarh Sahib 0 57 0 57[c]
Fazilka 0 42 0 42[d]
Firozpur 0 45 1 46
Gurdaspur 7 122 3 132
Hoshiarpur ( 4) 17 88 5 110
Jalandhar ( 10) 28 ( 3) 196 6 230
Kapurthala 4 30 3 37
Ludhiana ( 2) 33 135 7 175
Mansa 0 32 0 32
Moga 0 59 0 59
Mohali 1 99 3 103
Muktsar Sahib 1 65 0 66
Nawanshahr ( 1) 4 101 1 106[e]
Pathankot ( 5) 15 28 1 44
Patiala 5 ( 1) 101 2 108
Rupnagar 0 59 1 60
Sangrur 1 88 0 89
Tarn Taran 1 153 0 154[f]
Total ( 25) 148 ( 5) 1918 40 2081[g]

Daily Chart of Covid-19 Cases District wiseEdit

Date

(2020)

District Cases Deaths
Amritsar
Barnala
Bathinda
Faridkot
Fatehgarh Sahib
Fazilka
Firozpur
Gurdaspur
Hoshiarpur
Jalandhar
Kapurthala
Ludhiana
Mansa
Moga
Mohali
Muktsar
Nawanshahr
Pathankot
Patiala
Rupnagar
Sangrur
Tarn Taran
New Total New Total
April 1 1 1 3 5 46 0 4
2 (1) 1 1 2 48 1 5
3 3 3 2 1 9 57 0 5
4 3 1 1 2 1 8 65 0 5
5 1 1(1) 1 (1) 3 68 2 7
6 1(1) 2 1 1 4 2 11 79 1 8
7 1 2 4 7 6 20 99 0 8
8 1 2 2 10 1 (1) 16 115 1 9
9 1 1(1) 3(1) 2 6 1 1 15 130 2 11
10 1 11(1) 8 1 21 151 1 12
11 1 3 1 3 1 1 10 161 0 12
12 7(1) 2 9 170 1 13
13 2 1 1 6 10 180 0 13
14 1 1 2 1 5 185 0 13
15 1 1 186 0 13
16 (1) 6 1 2 4 13 199 1 14
17 1 7 3(1) 4 15 214 1 15
18 3 1(1) 1 15 20 234 1 16
19 6 4 10 244 0 16
20 1 1 245 0 16
21 1 5 6 251 0 16
22 2 5 1 18 26 277 0 16
23 9 (1) 1 10 287 1 17
24 1 1 1 2 6 11 298 0 17
25 6(1) 1 1 1 6 15 313 1 18
26 9 9 322 0 18
27 3 (1) 6 9 331 1 19
28 1 7 2 2 12 343 0 19
29 2 3 3 11 8 2 2 1 33 376 0 19
30 67 1 3 3(1) 6 48 1 13 3 1 1 2 2 7 158 534 1 20
May 1 9 10 4 25 16 1 6 25 96 630 0 20
2 53 25 31 19 1 21 22 2 3 5 182 812 0 20
3 75 2 33 4 2(1) 46 (1) 12(1) 3 1 42 62 1 9 26 318 1130 3 23
4 15 1 12 13 6 (1) 7 1 2 1 52 110 1240 1 24
5 (1) 27 34 48 9 5 14 9 15 22 47 230 1470 1 25
6 53 1 1 3 1 1 1 (1) 2 19 1 1 1 2(1) 11 57 155 1625 2 27
7 5 2 1 1 6 (1) 5 1 6 1 13 41 1666 1 28
8 11 1 2 3 25 11 5 1 (1) 18 77 1743 1 29
9 5 5 1(1) 17 1 (1) 1 2 1 4 37 1780 2 31
10 8 8 1 1 6 1 35 60 1840 0 31
11 1 1 20 1 1 6 1 13 2 12 2 1 1 1 63 1903 0 31
12 (1) [h] 15 1918 1 32
13
14
15 1 6 3 1 3 14 1932 0 32
16 (+4) 3 2 5 3 1 (-4) 14 1946 0 32
17 6 4 (2) 5(1) 3 18 1964 3 35
18 2 1 3(1) 2 1(1) 6 1 16 1980 2 37
19 1 19 (-1) 2(+1) 22 2002 0 37
20 1 1 1(1) 3 2005 1 38
21 5(1) 1 4 7 1 2 2 1 23 2028 1 39
22 (-1) (+1) 1 1 2029 0 39
23 4(+2) 1 1 3 1 1 1 1 3 (-2) 16 2045 0 39
24 1(1) 2 4 1 7 15 2060 1 40
25 10 6 1 1 1 1 1 21 2081 0 40
Total 329 22 42 61 57 41 44 132 106 220 36 173 32 59 103 66 105 39 108 60 89 154 2081 40

District without Active casesEdit

TimelineEdit

COVID-19 cases in Punjab, India  ()
     Deaths        Recoveries        Active cases
Date
# of cases
# of deaths
2020-03-09
1(n.a.) 0(n.a.)
1(=) 0(n.a.)
2020-03-19
2(+100%) 1(n.a.)
2020-03-20
3(+50%) 1(=)
2020-03-21
14(+367%) 1(=)
2020-03-22
21(+50%) 1(=)
2020-03-23
23(+9.5%) 1(=)
2020-03-24
29(+26%) 1(=)
2020-03-25
31(+6.9%) 1(=)
2020-03-26
33(+6.5%) 1(=)
2020-03-27
38(+15%) 1(=)
2020-03-29
38(=) 2(+1)
2020-03-30
41(+7.9%) 3(+1)
2020-03-31
41(=) 4(+1)
2020-04-01
46(+12%) 4(=)
2020-04-02
48(+4.3%) 5(+1)
2020-04-03
57(+19%) 5(=)
2020-04-04
65(+14%) 5(=)
2020-04-05
68(+4.6%) 7(+2)
2020-04-06
79(+16%) 8(+1)
2020-04-07
99(+25%) 8(=)
2020-04-08
115(+16%) 9(+1)
2020-04-09
130(+13%) 11(+2)
2020-04-10
151(+16%) 12(+1)
2020-04-11
161(+6.6%) 12(=)
2020-04-12
170(+5.6%) 13(+1)
2020-04-13
180(+5.9%) 13(=)
2020-04-14
185(+2.8%) 13(=)
2020-04-15
186(+0.54%) 13(=)
2020-04-16
199(+7%) 14(+1)
2020-04-17
214(+7.5%) 15(+1)
2020-04-18
234(+9.3%) 16(+1)
2020-04-19
244(+4.3%) 16(=)
2020-04-20
245(+0.41%) 16(=)
2020-04-21
251(+2.4%) 16(=)
2020-04-22
277(+10%) 16(=)
2020-04-23
287(+3.6%) 17(+1)
2020-04-24
298(+3.8%) 17(=)
2020-04-25
313(+5%) 18(+1)
2020-04-26
322(+2.9%) 18(=)
2020-04-27
331(+2.8%) 19(+1)
2020-04-28
343(+3.6%) 19(=)
2020-04-29
376(+9.6%) 19(=)
2020-04-30
534(+42%) 20(+1)
2020-05-01
630(+18%) 20(=)
2020-05-02
812(+29%) 20(=)
2020-05-03
1,130(+39%) 23(+3)
2020-05-04
1,240(+9.7%) 24(+1)
2020-05-05
1,470(+19%) 25(+1)
2020-05-06
1,625(+11%) 27(+2)
2020-05-07
1,666(+2.5%) 28(+1)
2020-05-08
1,743(+4.6%) 29(+1)
2020-05-09
1,780(+2.1%) 31(+2)
2020-05-10
1,840(+3.4%) 31(=)
2020-05-11
1,903(+3.4%) 31(=)
2020-05-12
1,918(+0.79%) 32(+1)
2020-05-15
1,932(+0.73%) 32(=)
2020-05-16
1,946(+0.72%) 32(=)
2020-05-17
1,964(+0.92%) 35(+3)
2020-05-18
1,980(+0.81%) 37(+2)
2020-05-19
2,002(+1.1%) 37(=)
2020-05-20
2,005(+0.15%) 38(+1)
2020-05-21
2,028(+1.1%) 39(+1)
2020-05-22
2,029(+0.05%) 39(=)
2020-05-23
2,045(+0.79%) 39(=)
2020-05-24
2,060(+0.73%) 40(+1)
2020-05-25
2,081(+1%) 40(=)


MarchEdit

  • 9 March. First case was confirmed in Punjab at Amritsar, a person returned from Italy.[3]
  • 19 March a 72-year-old man in Punjab who had returned from Germany via Italy became the fourth victim of the virus in the country and first in Punjab.[4]
  • 20 March A third case was reported in Punjab's S.A.S. Nagar where a 68-year-old women who returned from United Kingdom tested positive.[5]
  • 21 March 11 more Coronavirus cases were confirmed in Punjab. 6 in Nawanshahar, 3 in Mohali,[6] and 2 in Hoshiarpur.[7] 6 in Nawanshahar and 1 in Hoshiarpur, these are those persons who came into contact with the 72-year-old person who died on 19 March in Nawanshahr due to coronavirus.[8]
  • 22 March 7 more Coronavirus cases confirmed in Nawanshahar.[9] All these persons came into contact with the same person who died on 19 March.[citation needed]
  • 23 March Two more cases confirmed in State. One in Nawanshahar and one in Mohali.[10]
  • 24 March 3 more cases confirmed in State and all belongs to a single family in Jalandhar and the came into contact with the same person who died on 19 March in Mohali.[11] After this 3 more cases confirmed in Nawanshahr.[12]
  • 25 March Two more cases confirmed in Punjab, First corona positive case of 54 years old woman in Ludhiana District and 1 more in Hoshiarpur.[13]
  • 26 March a 70 years old woman tested positive in Jalandhar, 4th case in Jalandhar and 1 new case in Nawanshahar.[14] The only corona positive patient in Amritsar recovered from the coronavirus. First recovery from coronavirus in Punjab.[15]
  • 27 March 3 more cases confirmed in Hoshiarpur and 1 in Jalandhar.[16] One more case confirmed from Mohali where a 38-year-old women tested positive.[17]
  • 29 March Punjab reported second death due to coronavirus where 62 years old man died who was admitted in a hospital at Amritsar, but originally from Hoshiarpur. He contacted with the person who died on 19 March.[18]
  • 30 March After the gap of two days, a 65 years old man tested positive in Mohali.[19] One more case confirmed from Ludhiana where a 42-year-old woman tested positive in a hospital at Patiala and later on died on the same day.[20] A 35 years old man tested positive in Patiala District who returned from Dubai.[21]
  • 31 March 65 old man died due to coronavirus who was admitted into hospital just a day before.[22]

AprilEdit

  • 1 April 72 years old woman tested positive in Ludhiana. She came into contacted with the 42-year-old woman who died on 30 March.[23] Three more cases were confirmed from Mohali.[24] 68 years old Nirmal Singh Khalsa tested positive in Amritsar.[25]
  • 2 April Nirmal Singh Khalsa died due to complication arising out of COVID-19, fifth death in Punjab.[26] Two fresh cases confirmed in Hoshiarpur District[27] and Ludhiana District.[28]
  • 3 April Five more cases confirmed in Punjab, 3 from Amritsar who came in contact with Nirmal Singh Khalsa and 2 from Mohali who attended the congregation at Nizamuddin West in Delhi in March.[29] Later on 4 more cases confirmed, 3 from Budhlada in Mansa District who attended congregation at Nizamuddin and 1 from Rupnagar.[30]
  • 4 April First case of coronavirus was reported in Faridkot District where a 35-year-old man tested corona positive.[31] 35-year-old daughter of Nirmal Singh Khalsa tested corona positive in Jalandhar two days after his father's death.[32] Later on 6 more case confirmed, 3 from Amritsar, 2 from Mohali and first case from Pathankot district.[33]
  • 5 April 42 years old man tested corona positive in Dera Bassi of Mohali and 28 years old man tested positive in Ludhiana.[34] First corona positive case reported from Barnala District where a 42 years old woman tested positive.[35] 72 years old woman who tested corona positive on 1 April died due to COVID-19 in Ludhiana and woman tested positive a day before in Pathankot died at Amritsar hospital.[36]
  • 6 April 7 coronavirus cases emerged from 5 districts of Punjab, i.e. 2 from Fatehgarh Sahib, 2 from Ropar, 1 and first from Kapurthala, 1 new from Mohali and 1 from Amritsar who died on same day.[37] 54 years old man tested corona positive in Ludhiana.[38] Later on 3 more cases confirmed from Mohali, all belonged to the 42 years old man who tested corona positive a day before in Derabassi.[39]
  • 7 April 12 more cases confirmed in the state as 7 from Mohali and all belongs to a single village, 2 from Mansa, 1 from Pathankot, the husband of the deceased corona patient, first Coronavirus case from Moga originally belongs to Maharashtra state[40] and 1 from Amritsar, the wife of corona patient who died a day before in Amritsar. Later on 8 more cases confirmed in Punjab. 5 from Pathankot and all came into the contact of the deceased corona patient in the District and 3 from Moga.[41]
  • 8 April One person tested positive in Faridkot and 1 in Jalandhar, both came into contact with the COVID-19 patients.[42] Later on 5 more case confirmed in Punjab, 4 from Mohali and 1 from Jalandhar. First case reported from Sri Muktsar Sahib district where 18 years old boy tested corona positive and 2 cases reported from Ludhiana District where 15 years old boy and 24 years old man tested corona positive.[43] In Rupnagar District a 55-year-old man, who tested corona positive, died.[44] Later on 6 more cases confirmed in Mohali.[45]
  • 9 April 1 more Corona positive case was confirmed from Mohali[46] and 1 COVID-19 patient who tested corona positive a day before in Jalandhar, died.[47] Four more cases confirmed, 3 from Jalandhar including one man and two women and 1 from Amritsar who returned from England.[48] Later on 10 more cases were confirmed in Punjab – 6 from Mansa, 2 from Ludhiana, 1 from Barnala who died on same day and the first case in Sangrur District.[49]
  • 10 April 1 more case confirmed from Sangrur. Later on a new case reported in Jalandhar, 8 in Pathankot and all belongs to the only deceased corona patient in District and 11 more in Mohali, out of 11, one 78 years old woman who died, tested corona positive in Mohali.[50]
  • 11 April A new corona positive case reported in Patiala District.[51] Later on 2 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Mohali.[52] 1 more case confirmed in Pathankot and 3 from Jalandhar.[53] Later 3 cases confirmed in Punjab, each from Kapurthala, Faridkot and Mohali.[54]
  • 12 April 2 more cases confirmed from Jawaharpur village of Mohali where a 80 years old and 55 years old females tested corona positive.[55] Later on 6 more cases confirmed in Jalandhar and one woman died recently, diagnosed with COVID-19.[56]
  • 13 April 6 new cases confirmed in State where in Ludhiana an Assistant Commissioner of Police tested corona positive, 1 case from Mohali and 2 cases reported each from Jalandhar and Pathankot[57] Later on 4 more cases confirmed in Pathankot.[58]
  • 14 April Two fresh COVID-19 positive cases reported in Mohali where 56 years old and 36 years old females tested corona positive.[59] First corona positive case confirmed in Gurdaspur District where a 60 years old man tested positive who returned from Jalandhar hospital[60] and new case confirmed from Jalandhar.[61] Later at night one more case confirmed from Sangrur District.[62]
  • 15 April Third corona positive case reported in Patiala District where 52 years old man tested positive.[63]
  • 16 April Three more corona positive cases confirmed in Patiala District and all are family members of the person who tested corona positive a day before. Two cases reported from Pathankot district, one of them related to the previous positive case of the lady who died but another is an unrelated case of an auto driver. The only corona positive patient in Gurdaspur District died. Six more cases confirmed from Jalandhar District.[64] Later at night one more case confirmed in Patiala[65] and Ludhiana where a state official tested corona positive.[66]
  • 17 April Two cases reported from Ludhiana District and first case reported from Ferozepur District all came into contact with the Assistant Commissioner of Police[67] Seven more COVID-19 cases confirmed in Jalandhar.[68] State officer who tested corona positive a day before in Ludhiana, died.[69] Later on one more case confirmed from Ludhiana and four cases from Patiala.[70]
  • 18 April An ACP who tested corona positive in Ludhiana died.[71] Later on three case confirmed from Jalandhar, an Assistant sub-inspector of police belongs to Gurdaspur, posted in Ludhiana, tested corona positive, he came into contact with ACP in Ludhiana and Mohali reported 1 cases and Patiala reported 15 cases.[72]
  • 19 April Four cases confirmed from Mohali all came into contact with the corona positive patient and 6 more cases confirmed from Jalandhar. Out of two confirmed cases from Barnala one patient has recovered, Barnala has no active cases of COVID-19 now.[73]
  • 20 April Only one new case confirmed from Jalandhar.[74]
  • 21 April One new case confirmed from Mohali where a 25 years old boy tested corona positive and 5 corona positive cases confirmed in Patiala and all came into contact with the corona positive patient.[75]
  • 22 April 1 new case confirmed in Kapurthala where a 6 months old baby tested corona positive and 5 cases confirmed in Jalandhar district and all came into contact with the corona patients. Nawanshahr: All 18 COVID patients in Punjab's first hotspot recovered.[76] Later on 2 new cases reported in Amritsar District and 18 from Patiala District.[77]
  • 23 April Nine new case confirmed from Jalandhar district[78] and One new case from Mohali.[79] 6 months old baby who tested corona positive from Kapurthala died.[80]
  • 24 April A 35 years old lady tested corona positive in Ludhiana[81] and one new case in Jalandhar.[82] Later on 6 cases confirmed from Patiala, 2 from Mansa and 1 from Amritsar.[83]
  • 25 April A lady doctor tested corona positive in Pathankot.[84] Six more cases confirmed in Rajpura of Patiala District and all came into contact with corona positive patients.[85] Near about after one month a new COVID-19 case reported in Nawanshahr where a 35 years old man tested corona positive who returned from Jammu.[86] 18th death reported in Punjab from Jalandhar district where a 48 years old man died at morning and later on tested positive.[87] Later on 5 more cases confirmed in Jalandhar District and 1 case in Ludhiana District[88]
  • 26 April 9 More positive cases confirmed in Jalandhar.[89]
  • 27 April First death reported in Patiala District where a 63 years old women died at Rajpura.[90] Tarn Taran: 6 test positive, had returned from Hazur Sahib. The driver of a Tempo Traveller in which 14 pilgrims returned from Hazur Sahib, Nanded, Maharashtra, to Tarn Taran, has tested positive for coronavirus along with four pilgrims. 5 are residents of Sur Singh village of this district. 3 cases confirmed in Kapurthala District, all returned from Nanded.[91]
  • 28 April 7 new case confirmed in Jalandhar city, 2 new case confirmed from Jawaharpur village in Mohali.[92] 1 new case confirmed from Hoshiarpur and 2 more from Tarn Taran District.[93]
  • 29 April 3 cases confirmed in Faridkot who returned from Nanded, Maharashtra. 11 cases confirmed in Ludhiana, out of these 7 returned from Nanded and 4 returned from Kota University in Rajasthan and 3 cases confirmed in Hoshiarpur, 8 new cases reported in Mohali, Bathinda, Nawanshahr and Patiala each reported 2 cases and Jalandhar and Sangrur each reported 1 case.[94]
  • 30 April Total 105 cases were confirmed. 1 case reported each in Moga, Nawanshahr, Patiala, Firozpur, 2 cases reported each in Sangrur and Ropar, 3 cases reported each in Jalandhar Muktsar and Gurdaspur, 6 cases reported Kapurthala, 7 in Tarn Taran, 13 in Mohali, 28 in Amritsar and 34 in Ludhiana.[95] Later on 14 more cases confirmed in Ludhiana, total 48 in a day.[96] Amritsar district reported another COVID-19 cases, total 67 cases in a day.[97]

MayEdit

  • 1 May 6 cases confirmed in Mohali, 16 in Jalandhar, 1 case each in Patiala, Moga, Fatehgarh Sahib, 4 cases in Fazilka, 9 in Amritsar and 15 cases in Firozpur.[98] Later 24 more cases confirmed in Patiala.[99] 9 more cases confirmed in Fatehgar Sahib district, 10 in a day.[100] Firozpur district reported fresh cases, total 24 cases in a day.[101]
  • 2 May Amritsar reported 53 cases, 31 cases reported in Hoshiarpur, 22 in Moga, 21 in Ludhiana, 15 in Jalandhar, 3 in Muktsar Sahib, 2 in Mohali and 1 case reported each in Gurdaspur, Kapurthala and Sangrur.[102] Later at night 24 more cases confirmed in Gurdaspur District and 4 cases reported each in Sangrur and Jalandhar.[103]
  • 3 May Amritsar reported 75, Ludhiana 12, Mohali 1, Patiala 1, Hoshiarpur 46, Tarn Taran 26, Mansa 3, Nawanshahr 62, Rupnagar 9, Bathinda 33, Fatehgarh Sahib 4 Barnala 2 and Muktsar 42 cases.[104] 3 deaths reported in the State 1 in Ludhiana, one person from Kapurthala, Firozpur reported 2 positive cases out of these 2 cases 1 person died.[105]
  • 4 May 15 new cases reported in Barnala, 6 cases reported in Gurdaspur,[106] 13 cases in Firozpur,[107] 7 cases in Jalandhar, 1 case each in Bathinda, Mansa and Ropar, 12 cases in Faridkot, 2 cases in Pathankot and 52 cases in Sangrur.[108] 1 COVID-19 patient died in Hoshiarpur.[109]
  • 5 May 27 new cases reported in Faridkot,[110] 34 in Fazilka, 48 in Gurdaspur, 5 in Kapurthala, 14 in Ludhiana, 9 in Moga, 9 in Jalandhar, 15 in Muktsar Sahib, 22 in Sangarur and 47 in Tarn Taran.[111] One patient in Amritsar died due to COVID-19, 25th death in state[112]
  • 6 May 16 new cases reported in Tarn Taran, 19 cases in Moga, 11 in Sangrur,[113] 13 in Amritsar, 2 in Mansa, 1 case reported each in Barnala, Bathinda, Firozpur, Gurdaspur, Hoshiarpur, Mohali, Muktsar Sahib and Nawanshahr, 3 cases in Fatehgar Sahib.[114] Patiala reported 2 cases, out of these 1 patient died, 1 more patient died in Jalandhar.[115] Later at night 41 more cases confirmed in Tarn Taran, total 57 in a day.[116] Later 40 more cases confirmed in Amritsar.[117]
  • 7 May 1 new death reported in Hoshiarpur district.[118] 5 new cases reported in Amritsar, 2 in Bathinda, 1 case reported each in Fatehgarh Sahib, Fazilka, Ludhiana and Sangrur, 6 new cases confirmed in Gurdaspur, 5 in Jalandhar, 6 in Patiala and 13 in Tarn Taran[119]
  • 8 May 3rd death reported in Mohali district, 29th death in State.[120] 2 new cases reported in Bathinda, 4 in Fatehgarh Sahib, 1 in Mansa and 18 in Nawanshahr.[121] 11 cases confirmed in Amritsar, 1 in Barnala, 24 in Gurdaspur, 11 in Jalandhar and 5 in Kapurthala.[122]
  • 9 May 1 case reported each in Hoshiarpur, Kapurthala, Mansa and Patiala & 2 in Pathankot. Gurdaspur and Fatehgarh Sahib both districts reported 5 cases each[123] 17 cases in Jalandhar and 4 in Rupnagar. 1 deaths reported in Ludhiana and 1 in Hoshiarpur.[124]
  • 10 May Amritsar and Fatehgarh Sahib each district reported 8 cases, 6 cases in Mohali, 35 in Rupnagar and 1 cases reported each in Kapurthala, Moga and Patiala.[125]
  • 11 May Jalandhar reported 13 new COVID-19 cases, 12 cases in Mansa, 11 in Fatehgarh Sahib, 6 in Gurdaspur, Ludhiana and Moga each reported 2 cases and 1 case reported each in Amritsar, Faridkot, Fazilka, Firozpur, Hoshiarpur, Patiala, Rupnagar and Tarn Taran.[126] Later at night 9 more cases confirmed in Fatehgarh Sahib.[127]
  • 12 May 1 new death reported in Amritsar.[128]


  • 15 May 14 new cases confirmed in State. 1 case each from Bathinda and Gurdaspur, 3 cases each from Fazilka and Rupnagar and 6 cases from Faridkot.[129]
  • 16 May 14 new cases confirmed in Punjab. 5 in Kapurthala, 3 cases each in Faridkot and Ludhiana, 2 cases in Jalandhar and 1 case in Rupnagar.[130]
  • 17 May 3 cases reported in Nawanshahr, 4 in Faridkot, 5 in Ludhiana and 6 in Amritsar. 2 patients died in Gurdaspur and 1 in Ludhiana.[131]
  • 18 May 6 new cases reported in Ludhiana and 1 patient died, 3 cases reported in Hoshiarpur, 2 in Jalandhar, 2 in Faridkot, 1 in Gurdaspur and 1 patient died in Kapurthala and later tested COVID positive.[132]
  • 19 May 19 new cases reported in Ludhiana, 2 cases in Patiala and 1 in Gurdaspur. 1 patient died in Pathankot.[i][134]
  • 20 May 3 new cases confirmed in Punjab in 24 hours. 1 case each from Amritsar, Gurdaspur and Jalandhar.[135] 1 patient died in Jalandhar district.[136]
  • 21 May 23 new cases and 1 death reported in Punjab. 4 new cases reported in Gurdaspur district and all were pregnant ladies, 5 cases reported in Amritsar including one death, 2 each in Ludhiana and Pathankot and 1 case each in Barnala, Kapurthala and Patiala.[137]
  • 22 May only one new case reported in the state from Ludhiana & total of 28 patients have been declared cured and discharged in the last 24 hours.[138]
  • 23 May 3 more positive cases confirmed in Jalandhar, 3 in Patiala, 4 cases in Amritsar and 1 case reported each in Gurdaspur, Bathinda, Kapurthala, Ludhiana, Muktsar Sahib and Pathankot.[139]
  • 24 May 7 new cases reported in Pathankot, 1 in Amritsar, 2 in Gurdaspur, 4 in Hoshiarpur and 1 in Jalandhar. 1 patient died in Amritsar.[140]
  • 25 May 6 new cases reported in Amritsar and Jalandhar each and 1 new case reported in Kapurthala and Tarn Taran each. [141]

TestingEdit

Testing ratesEdit

Summary of test results
Samples tested 69,818
Positive 2,106
Positive % 3.02%
Tests per million people

[note 1]

2,360
As of 26 May 2020

ResponseEdit

GovernmentEdit

  • On 13 March, the Punjab governments declared holidays in all schools and colleges till 31 March.[143]
  • On 16 March Punjab government issue an advisory to close gyms, restaurants, etc.[144]
  • On 19 March Punjab School Education Board postponed all Board Exams of 10th and 12th classes.[145] Punjab government also shuts down public transport in state from midnight of 20 March and prohibited gathering of more than 20 persons.[146]
  • On 22 March Punjab government declared complete Lockdown in state till 31 March 2020 except Emergency services.[147]
  • On 23 March Punjab Government imposed full curfew across Punjab without any relaxation, become first State to impose full curfew, as some people were defy to follow lockdown, seriously.[148] Punjab government sanctions 20 crore rupees for free food, medicines to poor from CM Relief Fund, ministers pledge month's salary for efforts to control COVID-19.[149]
  • On 24 March Punjab Chief Minister set up COVID Relief Fund to be utilised for the welfare of the people in distress due to Coronavirus.[150]
  • On 10 April, the Punjab government extends curfew in state till May 1.[151]
  • On 29 April, the Punjab government announced for extension of curfew for another 14 days. However, there will be relaxation for 4 hours every morning.[152]
  • On 16 May, The Punjab Government extended the lockdown to 31 May, taking down curfew and divided the Punjab into containment and non-containment zones .[153]

OthersEdit

Ministers, Officers and MLAs including Indian National Congress and Shiromani Akali Dal, decided to donate one month salary in Punjab Chief Minister Relief Fund,[154] Aam Aadmi Party MLA Aman Arora also donated 1 month salary.[155]Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee also offered helping hand amid the coronavirus pandemic to treat corona positive patients at its Hospitals.[156]

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NotesEdit

  1. ^ This shows the number of cases increased or decreased in last 24 hours
  2. ^ One case shifted to Fatehgarh Sahib
  3. ^ One case shifted to Gurdaspur
  4. ^ 2 cases shifted to Firozpur
  5. ^ One case shifted to Patiala
  6. ^ 6 cases shifted to Amritsar
  7. ^ 15 May - Punjab COVID-19 cases decreased because Punjab Government put some cases into 'Central Pool'. These include 2 from Bathinda, 6 from Gurdaspur, 15 from Ludhiana, 1 from Mansa, 1 from Nawanshahr, 3 from Rupnagar, 9 from Sangrur and 1 from Tarn Taran
  8. ^ On 15 May, many cases shifted to 'Central Pool' and cases reduced. Thus to match with State official tally the boxes of Dates 12, 13 and 14 left empty.
  9. ^ This death later excluded from the official data because the death reason was not COVID-19, the deceased recovered from the decease and died due to other reasons.[133]
  1. ^ Population based on 2019 estimates from National Health Mission [142]

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