Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 18
Two persons lost their lives to the Covid-19 disease on Friday with which the toll increased to 1,551. The health authorities also reported 47 new positive cases, with which the count has increased to 46,394.
The new cases include 19 influenza-like illness cases and 28 contacts of positive patients. With the recovery of 140 patients, the recovery count has improved to 43,655. The district at present has a total of 1,188 active cases.
Meanwhile, the deceased have been identified as Dalbir Singh (46) of Baba Deep Singh colony in Chheharta area and Manpreet Kaur (23) of Jabowal village.
5,369 persons inoculated
The health authorities said 5,369 persons in the district were inoculated for Covid-19 on Friday. Now, the total count of people vaccinated with both doses in the district has reached 4,64,560. Those who received the vaccination today included 4,542 persons in the 18-44 age group.
The health authorities vaccinated 15,252 healthcare workers, 17,492 frontline workers, 42,873 residents above 45 years. The second dose was given to five healthcare workers, 44 frontline workers and 181 residents above 45 years.
Tarn Taran sees 1 death
The district reported one more Covid-19 fatality on Friday, taking the death toll to 350, while eight persons tested positive for Covid on Friday.
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