2 succumb to virus in Amritsar district

2 succumb to virus in Amritsar district

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, July 25

With two more deaths in the district due to Covid-19, the toll increased to 1,584 on Sunday. The deceased have been identified as Baldev Singh, a 48-year-old resident of Sathiala village near Baba Bakala and Sharanjit Singh (25) of Wadala Johal village.

With eight more cases reported by the health authorities, the total count increased to 47,040. The new cases include five influenza-like illness cases and three contacts of positive patients.

The district has reported the recovery of eight patients with which the recovery count has increased to 45,406. The district at present has a total of 50 active cases.

The health officials said 3,039 residents were given vaccinations during the ongoing drive on Sunday. Of these, 1,805 residents received the first dose, while 1,234 were given the second dose of the vaccine.

No death, case in Tarn Taran

The district did not witness any fresh case or death due to Covid on Sunday. As many as 370 persons have lost their lives to the deadly virus in the district so far. Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said the number of active cases in the district had reduced to 13 and one of these was under home isolation. Teams of the Health Department collected 622 samples to be tested the infection today and the report of 276 samples was awaited. — OC

Helpline for Covid patients

Control Room: 0183-2500398, 0183-2500498, 0183-2500598, 0183-2500698, 0183-2500798 (Open 24*7)

Health Dept helpline: 0183-2535322, 0183-2535323

Medical helpline: 104

Contact a doctor: 1800 180 4104

Bed availability and status: Punjab Covid App (updated daily at 5 pm)

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