District reports 15 deaths, 394 new infections

District reports 15 deaths, 394 new infections

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, May 2

With 15 more deaths due to Covid-19 in the last 24-hours, the district death toll reached 985 on Sunday. The district health authorities have also reported 344 fresh positive cases with which the total count increased to 33,081.

The new cases include 246 influenza-like illness cases and 98 contacts of positive patients. Meanwhile, with the recovery of 460 patients, the recovery count increased to 27,086. The district, at present, has a total of 5,010 active cases.

The district health authorities reported that a total of 2,505 residents were given injections on Sunday. The officials said 24,023 healthcare workers, 38,402 frontline workers and 1,76,762 residents above 45 years have been given the first dose till date. Meanwhile, 13,281 healthcare workers, 13,994 frontline workers and 25,635 residents above 45 years have been given the second dose.

4 die, 38 +ve in Tarn Taran

Four Covid-19 infected persons died in the district taking the death toll to 220. The Health Department said 38 persons tested positive in the district on Sunday, taking the tally of active cases to 949 in the district. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 693 persons were given the jab today with which the number of total vaccinated persons had gone to 95,791. — OC

Warriors who lost their battle to Covid

The deceased have been identified as Kailash Devi (65), a resident of Panj Peer area; Manju (35) of Chungi Mandir (Sultanwind Road); Surinder Kumar (69) of New Jawahar Nagar; Suresh Kumar (67) of Gopal Nagar; Renu (50) of Bhagtanwala; Pushpa Rani (60) of Chabhal Road; Raj Rani (60) of Indira Colony; Pritpal Singh (73) of Albert Road; Ram Gopal (76) of Shashtri Nagar; Lachman Singh (55) of Akal Sahai Avenue; Sheetal (33) of Old Jail Road (Ranjit Avenue); Balbir Singh (61) of Friends Avenue; Kanta (64) of Vijay Nagar; Balwinder Kaur (62) of Harkrishan Nagar and Satish Kumar (50) of Ram Avenue.

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