A steep rise in the variety of mucormycosis cases amongst post-Covid sufferers in the course of the peak of the second wave had despatched the well being authorities right into a tizzy. During the seven-day interval between May 25 to 31, the state had recorded 155 cases. However, because the state of affairs of the pandemic seems to have eased, the depend of individuals contracting the illness after recovering from Covid has dropped.
According to the information of the well being division, just one case has been reported in the previous seven days (September 8-14), the bottom since cases began to pour in May, whereas solely three cases every surfaced in the earlier two weeks. The highest single day depend of recent cases in the previous three weeks has been two (reported on September 4 and August 30). No loss of life has been reported in the previous 40 days.
So far, 687 Covid recovered sufferers have contracted the an infection of which a most of 112 are from Ludhiana, 64 from Amritsar, 55 from Jalandhar and 54 from Bathinda. Of the entire, nearly all of the sufferers are those that have been recovering from Covid after being both placed on steroids or on oxygen assist for a very long time.
As many as 73 sufferers hailing from different states underneath Covid therapy in hospitals in completely different districts of Punjab acquired contaminated by the illness. Currently, 111 sufferers are underneath therapy whereas others have recovered. Of 52 deaths, Ludhiana accounts for eight whereas six deaths have been reported in Jalandhar whereas six sufferers belonging to different states have additionally succumbed to the an infection.
The positivity fee in the city and rural areas of the state have been neck-and-neck lately. As per information of the well being division, 0.13% out of 14,259 checks carried out in the city areas on September 13 have been discovered constructive whereas in the agricultural areas 0.11% of 14,192 checks have been discovered constructive. Similarly, on September 12, the positivity fee in city and rural areas was 0.7% and 0.6%, respectively. Despite a drop in the caseload, Punjab continues to conduct extra per million checks than the nationwide common. Against an all-India common of 1,236, Punjab carried out 1,343 checks on common in the final seven days.