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With 47 new cases, count crosses 2,000-mark in Amritsar district

With 47 new cases, count crosses 2,000-mark in Amritsar district

Health workers handle swab samples of suspected Covid patients at Amritsar Civil Hospital. Sunil Kumar

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, August 3

The district reported 47 fresh positive cases on Monday, taking the total to 2,005. As the district health authorities have reported no new death on Monday, the toll remains at 84. Of the new cases, 32 are influenza-like illness (ILI) cases and 15 contacts of positive patients.

As far as the ILI cases are concerned, one each case was reported from Gate Hakeema, Islamabad, Saidhpur (Chogawan), Jagdev Kalan, Abadi Karampura, Rajesh Nagar, New Ajad Nagar, Avtar Avenue, Dashmesh Nagar, Anngarh, Dayanand Nagar, Milap Avenue, Sohian Kalan, Putlighar, Bharat Nagar (Batala Road), Sohian Kalan, Bhagat Namdev Avenue, C-Block Ranjit Avenue, Jandiala Guru, Mall Road, Tagore Avenue, Sandhu Colony, Bhittewad, Green City, Daburji village, Tungbala, Shaliwal, Navi Abadi Faijpur, Beas hospital, Gokal Avenue and two cases from Tungbala.

Of the contact cases, three are from Sohian Kalan village, two each from Military Hospital, New Focal Point, Vijay Nagar Police Station, BSF battalion (Khasa) and Sehaj Enclave and one case each is from the Police Lines and Amandeep Medicity Hospital.

The health authorities said 40 more patients recovered in the last 24 hours. With these numbers, the recovery count has increased to 1,435.

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