1 dies, two contract coronavirus in Amritsar district

1 dies, two contract coronavirus in Amritsar district

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 3

With two more positive cases, the district Covid tally increased to 47,073 on Tuesday. These include two influenza-like illness cases. No contact of positive patient was found.

The district reported one death due to the disease as one Gurjit Kaur, 84, a resident of Sultanwind Road succumbed to the virus.

With the recovery of seven patients, the recovery count has also improved to 45,463. At present, the district has a total of 24 active cases. In the ongoing vaccination drive, 3,973 were inoculated in the district on Tuesday. Of these, 3,869 received their jab at government-run centres, while 104 at private centres. As many as 7,48,049 persons have been jabbed so far.

No death, case reportedin Tarn Taran district

No death due to the coronavirus was reported nor any positive case surfaced in the district on Tuesday. Total 373 persons have lost their lives due to the virus in the district so far. Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said the Health Department teams collected 859 samples to be tested for the virus from different places on Tuesday. The number of active cases has reduced to eight, who have been isolated at their respective homes. — OC

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