8 fall prey to virus, 567 positive in Jalandhar district

8 fall prey to virus, 567 positive in Jalandhar district

The health authorities reported eight deaths in the district, thus taking the death toll to 1,090.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, May 1

The health authorities reported 567 positive cases in Jalandhar on Saturday. With this, the tally reached 43,484 cases in the district.

The authorities reported eight deaths in the district, thus taking the death toll to 1,090. At present, the district has 4,451 active cases and 37,933 people recovered.

In Kapurthala, 129 persons tested positive today. The district tally reached 12,478 cases. Four Covid-19 related deaths were reported in the district.

The ceceased include a 45-year-old man from Kapurthala, 77-year-old man from Fattowal, 65-year-old woman from Mundi village and a 65-year-old man from Palahi.

6 die, 221 test +ve in Hoshiarpur

The district recorded six more deaths due to Covid-19, taking the toll to 733 on Saturday. Besides, the district also witnessed 221 fresh cases taking the tally to 19,113.

Giving this information, Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 1,933 and 17,973 patients had recovered from the virus.

Of today’s 221 positive cases, 20 patients were from Hoshiarpur city while six were reported from other districts and the remaining ones were from other health blocks of the district. Five patients of the district died in Hoshiarpur hospitals while one person died at a hospital in Patiala.

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