7 Covid deaths, 87 new cases

7 Covid deaths, 87 new cases

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, November 26

The district reported seven deaths due to the Covid-19 contagion pushing the toll to 488 on Thursday. Besides, the district witnessed a spurt of 87 new cases. The victims have been identified as Nazar Singh (93) and Gurpal Singh (53) of Wadala Bhittewadh village; Paramjit Kaur (53) of Antaryami colony; Balbir Kaur (65) of Baba Deep Singh colony; Jasbir Singh (71) of Gilwali; Sunita Soni (58) of Katra Khazana; and Jarnail Singh (55) of Ghanupur Kale village.

With the new positive cases, the total count of infections has reached 12,895. The new cases include 57 persons having influenza-like illness cases and 30 contacts of positive patients. As per the Health Department, 42 patients recovered taking the count of cured patients to 11,750. At present, the district has a total of 657 active cases.

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