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Protest against rising prices

Tarn Taran: Workers of the CPI held a protest against the rising prices of LPG, petroleum products and other essential commodities at Dhotian village on Sunday. Women workers of the party also participated in the protest. They were carrying empty LPG cylinders. While addressing on the occasion, Left leader Balwinder Singh Dadehar Sahib said the increasing prices of daily-use articles had not only made it difficult for poor people to make ends meet but also upset the budget of middle-class families. He said people belonging to poor families had restarted collecting wood waste from the roadside to use it as fuel in their kitchen for cooking meal. OC 

One more tests +ve in district

Amritsar: The health authorities reported one new positive case on Sunday with which the total count has increased to 47,330. The authorities reported recovery of two patients. With this, the total recovery count has reached 45,730. At present, the district has a total of five active cases. A total of 4,473 residents were inoculated during the ongoing vaccination drive today. Of these, 3,147 received their first dose, while 1,326 received their second dose. TNS

One +ve in Tarn Taran

The district authorities reported one more positive case and no Covid-19 related death in Tarn Taran on Sunday. The district has four active cases to date. Civil Surgeon Dr Rohit Mehta said 5,60,405 beneficiaries have been vaccinated in the district so far. A total of 4,278 persons were inoculated today in different camps. The Health Department collected 756 samples today. OC

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