No death in district, 47 +ve in Amritsar

No death in district, 47 +ve in Amritsar

A health worker inoculates a women with the jab of Covishield vaccine.

Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 24

The district Health Department reported 47 positive cases on Thursday, with which the total count increased to 46,607. The district has not reported any death due to the disease in the last 24 hours.

The new cases include 21 influenza-like illness cases and 26 contacts of positive patients. The Health Department has also reported recovery of 126 patients with which the total count has increased to 44,487. At present, the district has a total of 563 active cases.

The health authorities said 7,139 persons in the district were inoculated for Covid-19 on Thursday during the ongoing vaccination drive. Those who received the first dose of the vaccine included 1,746 residents above 45 years and 4,238 residents in the age group of 18 to 44 years. The second dose was given to 858 residents above 45 years and 297 residents above 45 years.

Two die of Covid, three test +ve in Tarn Taran

Two deaths and three positive cases were reported in the district on Thursday. The toll has reached 358, while the number of active cases has reduced to 86. As many as 49 of the 86 active cases have been isolated at their respective homes. The teams of the Health Department collected 942 samples to be tested for the infection. The test reports of 645 samples were yet to be received.

On June 1, there were 503 active cases in the district and six citizens had succumbed to the virus that day.

Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said as many as 1,82,633 persons have been vaccinated so far, including 2,823 persons who were vaccinated on Thursday.

7,139 persons inoculated in district on Thursday

The health authorities said 7,139 persons in the district were inoculated for Covid-19 on Thursday during the ongoing vaccination drive. Those who received the first dose of the vaccine included 1,746 residents above 45 years and 4,238 residents in the age group of 18 to 44 years. The second dose was given to 858 residents above 45 years and 297 residents above 45 years.

2,823 vaccinated in Tarn Taran

Tarn Taran Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said as many as 1,82,633 persons have been vaccinated so far, including 2,823 persons who were vaccinated on Thursday.

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