5 Amritsar residents succumb to virus, 400 new infections

5 Amritsar residents succumb to virus, 400 new infections

AAP MLA from Kotkapura Kultar Singh Sandhwan (R) checks oxygen level in blood with an oximeter of a passerby at Hall Bazaar. Sunil kumar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 18

The district health authorities reported the death of five persons due to Covid-19 taking the toll to 289 on Friday. Besides, 400 new cases were reported, taking the tally to 7,817 in the district.

A total of 208 positive patients, who have been cured, were discharged from hospitals.

The victims have been identified as 45-year-old Vivek Sehgal; 57-year-old Sawinder Kaur; 45-year-old Narinder Singh; 45-year-old Asha Vij and an unknown body.

Tarn Taran: Meanwhile, the Covid-19 sample report of Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh came out negative here on Friday. The report of District Revenue Officer (DRO) Arwinderpal Singh too was declared as negative. A team of the Health Department had collected samples of 45 officials and employees working in the District Administrative Complex (DAC) on Wednesday. DC Kulwant Singh has urged all the residents of the district to get themselves tested to defeat the pandemic.

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