COVID-19: Punjab — Daily Update

COVID-19: Punjab


  Total No. of samples tested 124
  Total No. of patients tested positive till date 2
  Total No. of patients tested negative 113
  Deaths reported 01
  Results awaited 09
  Hospital observation 12
  Home surveillance 1454

***Two cases of Corona reported positive in State.

***First patient is a resident of Italy. Tracked at Amritsar Airport and is admitted at GMC Amritsar.

*** Second patient belongs to SBS Nagar. Patient was 70-year-old and was already suffering from Diabetes and Hypertension. He was under home quarantine. He reported to Govt Hospital on morning of 18th March with complaint of chest pain. His samples were sent to PGI which were found positive. The cause of death was cardiac arrest on 18th March.

            The close contacts and family members of the patient are under surveillance and sampling of family members is being done.

  • Airport & Border Check Post Screening:-


S. No Name of Airport/Border Check Post Number of passengers screened Number of passengers found symptomatic
1 Amritsar Airport 62570 7
2 International Airport Mohali 7362 NIL
3 Amritsar Wagah/Attari Border Check Post 7574 1
4 Gurdaspur, Dera Baba Nanak Check Post 18188 NIL
Total Passengers screened 95694 8
  1. Quarantine facilities have been identified in Amritsar and SAS Nagar.

o   43 passengers from Pakistan are under Govt. quarantine at Amritsar

  1. Advisory and guidelines issued to all the districts for prevention and management.
  2. Screening of passengers being done at both the International Airports (Amritsar & Mohali) and check posts at International Border (Attari/Wagah and Dera Baba Nanak, Gurdaspur)
  3. 2111 beds in Isolation Wards have been identified.
  4. Control Room at State & District level activated.
  5. Central Helpline number 104 active.
  6. Sufficient logistics available at all sites.
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