Covid-19: After 3 months, no fatality reported in Amritsar district

Covid-19: After 3 months, no fatality reported in Amritsar district

The district health authorities have reported no deaths due to Covid-19 on Monday. Previously in the last three months it was on March 14 that the health department had not reported any deaths due to the disease. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 21

The district health authorities have reported no deaths due to Covid-19 on Monday. Previously in the last three months it was on March 14 that the health department had not reported any deaths due to the disease.

The department has, however, reported 29 new positive cases with which the total count has increased to 46,505. The district has reported a total of 1554 deaths due to the disease till date.

The new cases include 14 influenza-like illness cases and 15 contacts of the positive patients. The health authorities have also reported the recovery of 139 patients with which the total count has increased to 44,082. The district at present has a total of 869 active cases.

The health authorities stated that 8,323 persons in the district were inoculated against on Monday during the ongoing vaccination drive. Those who received the first dose of the vaccine on Monday, including 2,290 residents above 45 years of age and 51,11 residents in the age group of 18-44 years. The second dose was given to 740 residents above 45 years of age and 182 residents in the age group of 18-44 years.

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The district on Monday reported the death of one person due to the Covid-19 disease, pushing the toll to 352. The number of positive cases had dropped to 131 and 78 of these were isolated in their homes. Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said a total of 1,73,099 citizens have been vaccinated in the district so far.

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