Amritsar, April 15
With 10 more Covid-19 related deaths in the district during the last 24 hours, the toll has increased to 795 on Thursday. The health authorities reported 365 new cases. With this, the total count has increased to 25,512.
The deceased have been identified as Davinder Kaur (48), a resident of Mallian village; Shobhna (49) of Guru Gobind Singh Nagar; Tejinder Singh (49) of Vijay Nagar; Gopal Kaur (81) of Jujhar Singh Avenue; Paramjit Singh (67) of New Pawan Nagar; Bakhshish Kaur (75) of Sathiala village; Sonia (50) of Jaura Fatak; Raj Kumar (82),of Baba Deep Singh Avenue; Lakhwinder Singh (48) of Ajnala; and Tripta Arora (75) of MM Malviya road. The new cases include 271 influenza-like-illness cases and 94 contacts of positive patients.
Meanwhile, with recovery of 185 patients, the recovery count has increased to 21,269. The district, at present, has a total of 3,448 active cases.
In the ongoing vaccination drive, a total of 5,921 persons were inoculated on Thursday. Of these, 4,921 persons were administered the first dose while 1,060 were given the second shot. Health officials said 4,725 persons above 45 years of age, 75 healthcare workers (HCW) and 121 frontline workers (FLW) were given first dose today. — TNS
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