Sexagenarian succumbs to virus, 401 test +ve in Amritsar district

Sexagenarian succumbs to virus, 401 test +ve in Amritsar district

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Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 23

A 60-year-old resident lost his life to Covid-19 on Sunday, with which the toll increased to 1,631. The deceased has been identified as Paramjit Kaur of Shaam Nagar village, near Majitha.

The district Health Department has also reported 401 cases, with which the total count of infections increased to 56,111. Of these, 395 are new cases and six are contacts of positive cases.

The administration has also reported recovery of 963 patients, with which the total recovery count increased to 50,815. At present, the district has a total of 3,665 active cases.

Meanwhile, 17,322 residents were inoculated during the ongoing vaccination drive on Sunday. Of these, 7,556 received the first dose, 9,563 received the second dose and 203 received the third dose. A total of 531 children between the age of 15 and 17 years were inoculated on Sunday. The health officials said 14,330 children have been vaccinated so far.

Tarn Taran reports one death, 118 +ve cases

The Covid-19 report of 118 samples came out positive and one person succumbed to the virus on Sunday. The toll due to the pandemic increased to 384. Civil Surgeon Dr Rohit Mehta informed here on Sunday that 7,791 citizens were given jabs on Sunday. So far, 10,27,369 persons have been given vaccination in the district. The district administration was yet to receive the reports of 889 samples .The teams of the Health Department collected 1,195 samples to be tested for the virus. — OC

Helpline numbers for Covid patients

Control Room: 0183-2500398, 0183-2500498, 0183-2500598, 0183-2500698, 0183-2500798 (Open 24*7)

Health Dept helpline: 0183-2535322, 0183-2535323

Medical helpline: 104

Contact a doctor: 1800 180 4104

Bed availability and status: Punjab Covid App (updated daily at 5 pm)

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