16 more succumb to virus, toll tops 1,000 in Amritsar

34,176 +ve cases so far with 674 infections reported on Tuesday

16 more succumb to virus, toll tops 1,000 in Amritsar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, May 4

The district reported 16 deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, with which the toll reached 1,014 on Tuesday. The health authorities have also reported 674 new cases, with which the count increased to 34,176.

The new cases include 511 influenza-like illness cases and 163 contacts of positive patients. The health authorities have also reported the recovery of 370 patients, with which the recovery count improved to 28,156. The district at present has a total of 5,006 active cases.

Four die, 71 test positive in Tarn Taran

The death toll reached 229 in the district after four more persons succumbed to the virus on Tuesday. Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 71 new positive cases were also reported with which the active caseload reached 852.

Of these active cases, 524 persons were isolated at their respective homes. In the district, 99,161 persons have been given the vaccination against the pandemic.


Those who lost their lives

Residents who lost their battle to Covid-19 include Ashok Kumar, 69, a resident of Sundar Nagar; Kusum Mishra, 56, of Ramdass Nagar on Sultanwind Road; Balwinder Kaur, 40, of Parariwal; Surjit Singh, 45, of Guru Teg Bahadur Nagar; Nirmal Khanna, 65, of Anand Avenue; Atul Kapoor, 43, of Green Avenue; Kuldeep Singh, 58, of Gurmaan Nagar on Sultanwind Road; Tripta Bhalla, 75, of Rishi Vihar on Majitha Road; Patwinder Singh, 56, of Jaspal Nagar on Sultanwind Road; Hajoor Singh, 62, on Majitha Rad; Radha Sharma, 42, Aman Avenue; Baljit Kaur, 42, on Majitha Road, Darshan Singh, 55, on Majitha Road; Ischa Devi, 66, of Guru Nanak Pura; Amrit Singh, 56, Aman Avenue Khandwala and Madhu, 61, of Basant Nagar on Majitha Road.

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