Covid-19: Amritsar district reports 2 more deaths, 55 fresh cases

Covid-19: Amritsar district reports 2 more deaths, 55 fresh cases

The district health authorities reported two deaths and 55 fresh Covid cases on Monday.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 14

The district health authorities reported two deaths and 55 fresh Covid cases on Monday. The district toll has now increased to 1,541 and the infection tally stands at 46,212. The deceased on Monday have been identified as Surjeet Singh (62) of Subhash Colony and Parkash Kaur (60) of Nangli Udhonangal. The fresh cases include 29 influenza-like illness cases and 26 contacts of positive patients.

The health authorities have also reported recovery of 144 patients, with which the total count of recovered persons has increased to 43,074. The district at present has 1,597 active cases. Meanwhile, 4,659 persons, including 2,262 under the 18-44 age group, were inoculated against Covid during the ongoing vaccination drive.

2 die in Tarn Taran

Two persons died of Covid in Tarn Taran and the district reported nine fresh positive cases on Monday. The number of fatalities in the district has increased to 342 while there were total 279 active cases. Of the total cases, 165 were under home isolation.

Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 1,805 citizens were vaccinated on Monday and 1,55,044 persons had been vaccinated till date in the district. A team of the Health Department had also collected 671 samples today. — OC

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