As many as 1.13 lakh dog bite cases were reported in 2018, suggests data compiled by the Punjab Government. The number is slightly higher than the previous year, which saw 1.12 lakh cases. Almost 50 per cent of the victims are children.
Ludhiana is the worst-hit district with 15,324 cases, followed by Patiala (9,936 cases), Jalandhar (9,839), Hoshiarpur (9,260) and Sangrur (6,593).
The Tribune Report