5 succumb to virus in Amritsar, 455 test +ve in last 24 hours

5 succumb to virus in Amritsar, 455 test +ve in last 24 hours

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 24

With five residents losing their lives to Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, the district toll increased to 1,636 on Monday.

The deceased have been identified as Lakhwinder Kaur, a 60-year-old resident of Wadha Naushehra village; Navreet Kaur (51) of Kot Mit Singh locality; Amarjit Kaur (77) of Adarsh Nagar; Surinder Kaur (70) of Ajnala and Jagir Singh (84) of Guru Arjun Dev Nagar.

The district health authorities also reported 455 positive cases on Monday, with which the total count increased to 56,566. Of these, 281 are new cases and 174 are contacts of positive patients. The health authorities have also reported the recovery of 555 patients, with which the total recovery count increased to 51,370. The district at present has a total of 3,560 active cases.

Meanwhile, 25,409 residents were inoculated during the ongoing vaccination drive on Monday. Of these, 11,140, including 1,769 children, received the first dose, 13,630 received the second dose and 639 received the third dose.

98 test positive in Tarn Taran

As many as 98 persons tested positive for Covid-19 in the district on Monday, taking the active caseload to 1,091. The toll remains at 384. Health Department in a press release issued here informed that 11,731 jabs were administered to citizens on Monday and total 10,38,763 vaccinations have been administered so far. OC

Helpline numbers 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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