- Black fungus infection is increasing in Punjab. But the corona infection has put a halt to its pace. In Punjab, 39 people have died so far due to black fungus. On Monday, 117 people died from Corona alone in the state.
In Punjab, the situation is not improving due to black fungus in the midst of corona infection. On Monday, four more patients succumbed to the black fungus in Punjab. So far, 39 people have died of this serious disease in the state. So far 281 cases have been reported in 23 districts of the state, out of which 41 cases are being reported from other states. A maximum number of 46 cases have been reported in Ludhiana so far. Presently 231 patients suffering from black fungus are being treated in private hospitals and 50 in government.
117 deaths due to infection, 2221 new infected found
In Punjab, 117 people died due to infection. These include 7 in Amritsar, 3 in Barnala, 11 in Bathinda, 4 in Faridkot, 2 in Fatehgarh Sahib, 5 in Fazilka, 6 in Ferozpur, 8 in Gurdaspur, 3 in Hoshiarpur, 7 in Jalandhar, 3 in Kapurthala, 8 in Ludhiana, 4 patients died in Mansa, 2 in Moga, 9 in Mohali, 9 in Muktsar, 1 in Pathankot, 12 in Patiala, 1 in Ropar, 8 in Sangrur, 3 in SBS Nagar and 1 in Tarn Taran. There have been 2221 new cases of infection in the state.
Six cases of black fungus in Ludhiana
On Monday, six new cases of black fungus were reported in Ludhiana. Five districts belong to Ludhiana, while one belongs to another district. A total of eight people have died so far due to black fungus, two of which belong to Ludhiana and six other districts.
Patiala: Two dead due to black fungus, three new cases confirmed
The black fungus outbreak in Patiala does not seem to be decreasing. On Monday, one patient each died of black fungus at Government Rajindra Hospital and Gyan Sagar Hospital near Banur. Also, three new black fungus cases were reported in Rajindra.
Civil Surgeon Dr. Satinder Singh confirmed this and told that three new black fungus cases have been reported in the Government Rajindara Hospital on Monday. Now a total of 14 patients are under treatment here. Although black fungus has so far been confirmed in 23 patients in Rajindara. In which eight have died and four have been referred to PGI Chandigarh in critical condition.