Amritsar reports 2 deaths, 31 new cases

Amritsar reports 2 deaths, 31 new cases

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 22

With two more deaths reported in the district on Tuesday, the toll increased to 1,556. The district health authorities have also reported 31 new cases, with which the tally increased to 46,536.

The new cases include 18 influenza-like illness cases and 13 contacts of positive patients. Meanwhile, the deceased have been identified as Kulwant Kaur (55) of Kotla Tarkhana village and Balwinder Kaur (52) of Jandiala.

The Health Department has reported recovery of 149 patients with which the total count has increased to 44,231. The district at present has a total of 749 active cases.

The health authorities said 9,470 persons in the district were inoculated for Covid-19 on Tuesday during the ongoing vaccination drive. Those who received the first dose of the vaccine include 2,411 residents above 45 years of age and 5,913 residents in the age group of 18 to 44 years. The second dose was given to 987 residents above 45 years of age and 174 residents in the age group of 18 to 44 years.

Three die, five test positive in Tarn Taran

Three Covid-19 infected persons died in the district on Tuesday taking the toll to 355. As many as five persons also tested positive in the district on Tuesday taking the active cases to 95. As many as 62 persons have been isolated at their respective homes. The Health Department teams had collected 1,136 samples to be tested for the infection.

Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 3,261 persons were vaccinated on Tuesday and total 1,76,360 persons have been vaccinated so far.

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