66-year-old fresh fatality, Amritsar district toll 97

66-year-old fresh fatality, Amritsar district toll 97

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 10

With the death of a 66-year-old due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the toll in the district has increased to 97 on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Pritam Singh, a resident of Airport Road. A patient of chronic kidney disease, he was admitted to Ivy Hospital.

The district also reported 30 new positive cases. Of them, 14 are persons with influenza-like illness (ILI) symptoms and 16 are contacts of positive patients. As far as the contact cases are concerned, three from the Central Jail, two each from Majitha Road, Khandwala (Chheharta) and one each from Guru Amardas Avenue, Government Medical College, the Police Lines and CIA staff.

One each ILI case was reported from Bhagtanwala, Lawrence Road, Maqboolpura, Nawakot, Rishi Vihar (Majitha Road), Peramid City locality, Circular Road, Majitha Road, Mahal village, Ludhar (Kathunangal), Rajasansi, Guru Ramdas Nagar, Devidasspura, Kapoor Nagar, Laxmi Avenue, Gali Jaswanda Singh Wali and Dream City.

The total count of positive cases in the district has increased to 2,406 and the recovery count 1,891. The district has a total of 418 active cases.

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