Tribune News Service
Amritsar, June 5
With seven more deaths in the district due to Covid-19 on Saturday, the toll increased to 1,486. The health authorities have also reported 114 new cases, with which the count increased to 45,325.
The new cases include 61 influenza-like illness cases and 53 contacts of positive patients. With the recovery of 297 patients, the total recovery count has increased to 41,685. The district at present has a total of 2,154 active cases.
The deceased have been identified as Vijay Kumar (43) of Islamabad; Hari Shankar (67) of Chheharta; Sampuran Kaur (75) of Rokhae village (Ajnala); Parmod Sethi (68) of Jagdambay Colony (Batala Road); Kawalbir Kaur (68) of C-Block Ranjit Avenue; Parkash Kaur (85) of Jagdev Colony and Sarbjit Kaur (44) of Mehta Chowk.
2 die, 13 +ve in Tarn Taran
Two persons succumbed to the virus on Saturday taking the toll to 328 in the district. The district received 13 more positive cases and the number of active cases reached 400 on Saturday. As many as 197 patients have been isolated at their homes. Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 2,775 citizens were vaccinated against the pandemic on Saturday and total 1,37,782 persons have received the jab against the virus in the district so far. The DCappealed to citizens to abide by Covid protocol.
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