Hoshiarpur, September 11
The district reported the death of four persons taking the toll to 76 on Friday. Besides, 145 fresh cases were reported, taking the tally to 2,621. The reports of 1,804 samples were received, out of which 145 were found positive.
So far, the total number of Covid-19 samples taken in the district has reached 74,033 out of which 1,785 new samples of people with suspected flu-like symptoms were taken. According to the reports received from the lab, of them, 69,593 have come out negative while 2,086 reports are awaited while 108 samples have been found invalid. The number of active cases in the district is 837 while 1,708 patients have recovered.
Civil Surgeon Dr Jasbir Singh said out of 145 cases, 44 were related to Hoshiarpur city, 30 were from urban areas of Garhshankar, Mukerian and Dasuya while 71 patients are from other different rural health centres.
The Civil Surgeon said four patients died in the district. The victims have been identified as 70-year-old man from Allahabad village, who died at Amritsar Medical College; an 85-year-old woman from Dugri village, who died at the Civil Hospital, Dasuya; a 68-year-old resident of Kotli Khas village in Mukerian subdivision, who died at Medical College, Amritsar; and a 50-year-old woman, a resident of Bullowal, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. — OC
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