Tribune News Service
Amritsar, September 24
The Health Department has reported 13 deaths in the district due to the Covid-19 pandemic on Thursday. As a result, the toll has reached 341.
The deceased have been identified as Chaman Lal (75), a resident of Main Bazaar Majitha; Mohan Singh (77), a resident of Tarn Taran road; Amrik Singh (73), from Rayya; Sawinder Kaur (57); Ram Pyari (80), of Shivala Colony; Santosh Kumari (75); Sucha Singh (66), of Harar Khurd village; Mahadev (52); Balbir Singh (63); Santokh Raj (70), of Pawan Nagar (Batala Road); Sarbjit Kaur (53), of Dashmesh Nagar; Raj Kaur (50), of Madhoke village; and Baljit Kaur (56), of New Jawahar Nagar (Batala Road).
The health authorities also reported 154 new positive cases with which the total count has increased to 9,067.
The new patients include 82 influenza like illness cases and 72 contacts of positive patients. With recovery of 291 cases in the last 24 hours, the recovery count in the district has reached 7,099. At present, the district has a total of 1,627 active cases.
Health staff lauded
While lauding the efforts of the health staff, Deputy Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Khaira made a special mention of services being rendered by Dr Satnam Singh posted at Majitha, Dr Des Raj posted at Verka, Dr Kuldeep Kaur, Dr Ravi Kumar, Dr Shiv Dev Kaur and Dr Mandeep. Khaira said these employees had gone beyond their duties in providing medical services.
He said all the Covid-19 related deaths were being reviewed by a committee. He added that early detection of virus can help in tackling it.
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