Tribune News Service
Amritsar, October 17
The death toll in the district mounted to 429 after one more person succumbed to the disease on Saturday.
The deceased has been identified as Tarsem Singh, a 65-year-old from Dhardeo village. The district health authorities have also reported 33 new cases. The new cases include 21 influenza-like illness cases and 12 contacts of positive patients. With this the total count of infections in the district has reached 11,399.
Meanwhile, with recovery of 81 more patients, the recovery count has also increased to 10,550. The district, at present, has a total of 420 active cases.
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