9 succumb to virus, 248 test +ve in Amritsar district

9 succumb to virus, 248 test +ve in Amritsar district

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, April 6

The district reported nine deaths in the last 24-hours with which the toll increased to 724 on Tuesday.

The health authorities have also reported 248 new positive cases with which the tally increased to 22,663.

The deceased have been identified as Sushil Kumar (65), a resident of Jhujjar Singh Avenue; Willson (45) of Faqueer Singh Colony; Manjit Kaur (72) of Bhakna Kalan village; Kaushalya Devi, a 78-year-old resident of Prem Nagar locality; Gurbachan Singh (75) of Putlighar area; Balbir Singh (78) of Daburji; Gurnaam Singh (67) of Wadala Kalan village; Rakesh Chander (83) of Medical Enclave and Harbans Kaur (38) of Ajnala. The new cases include 203 influenza-like illness cases and 45 contacts of positive cases.

Meanwhile, with the recovery of 304 patients, the recovery count in the district has reached 18,826. The district at present has a total of 3,113 active cases.

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