22 succumb to virus, 502 new infections reported in Amritsar district

420 patients recover in 24 hrs; 3,12,498 persons jabbed to date

22 succumb to virus, 502 new infections reported in Amritsar district

Fatalities continue to remain alarming as 22 people succumbed to the virus on Friday, which took the toll to 1,057. The health authorities reported 502 fresh cases in the district today. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, May 7

Fatalities continue to remain alarming as 22 people succumbed to the virus on Friday, which took the toll to 1,057. The health authorities reported 502 fresh cases in the district today. With this, the total count of positive cases increased to 36,102.

The new cases include 371 influenza-like illness (ILI) cases and 131 contacts of positive patients. The health authorities reported 420 recoveries. As a result, recovered patients reached 29,526. At present, the district, has a total of 5,497 active cases.

The health authorities informed that 4,450 persons were inoculated today and a total of 3,12,498 persons have been vaccinated to date.

Residents who lost battle to Covid-19 include Pichora Singh (55) of Baba Bakala, Sunil Kundra (75) Chowk Chabutra, Vinod Shrivastava (30) Gate Khajana, Gurcharan Singh (75) of Shakti Nagar, Madan Lal (74) of Gurbax Nagar, Kanta (74) of Namak Mandi, Sunil Kumar (44) of Indira colony, Jai Lal (72) of Katra Charat Singh, Samyakta Devi (62) of Chehratta, Ravi Kumar (51) of Guru Nanak Pura, Narinder Singh (70) of Sultanwind road, Surinder Singh (68) of New Gurnaam Nagar, Balwinder Kaur (47) of Chehratta, Rohit Kapoor (52) of Rishi Vihar, Balwinder Kaur (50) Darshan Avenue, Krishna Devi (75) of Chowk Prag Dass, Mohan Singh (87) of Green Avenue, Gurwinder Singh (65) of Mall Mandi, Azad Singh (51) of Majitha road, Kashmir Kaur (68), Parveen Mehra (60) of Basant avenue and Puneet Malhotra (47) of Kamla Devi avenue.

Meanwhile, with the death of 40-year-old Varinder Kaur of Tarn Taran on Friday, the death toll in the district reached 233. Also, 76 more Covid-positive cases reported in the district pushed the number of active cases to 652.

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