Amritsar district reports six deaths, 102 +ve cases

Amritsar district reports six deaths, 102 +ve cases

With six deaths reported on Tuesday, the toll increased to 1,505 in Amritsar district. Photo for representation only

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 8

With six deaths reported on Tuesday, the toll increased to 1,505 in the district. The district health authorities have also reported 102 new cases, with which the tally increased to 45,671.

The deceased have been identified as Mahinder Kaur (65) of Kot Khalsa; Sushil Goyal (71) of Gali Vakeel Wali (Mall Road); Ranjit Kaur (66) of Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar; Sita Devi (51) of Islamabad; Sukhchain Kaur (50) of Chattiwind and Mohinder Singh (70) of Rajasansi.

The new cases include 46 influenza-like illness cases and 56 contacts of positive patients. The Health Department has also reported the recovery of 172 patients with which the recovery count has improved to 42,249. The district at present has a total of 1,917 active cases.

2 die, 18 +ve in Tarn Taran

The Health Department collected 1,134 samples on Tuesday and reported two Covid-19 related deaths in Tarn Taran district. With this, the toll reached 332.

The authorities reported 18 new positive cases today. At present, the district has 326 active cases and of these, 181 patients have been isolated at their homes. DC Kulwant Singh said 2,583 beneficiaries were administered the jab at different health centres in the district today. He said 1,44,253 have been inoculated in the district so far. — OC

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