Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, June 15
The number of daily Covid fresh cases in Jalandhar district has come down to 47 after more than four months. The daily tally had been below 50 till mid-February. The fall in the number of fresh cases being reported has brought much relief to the residents.
The district, however, reported four more fatalities due to the infection. The total number of cases in the district so far has increased to 62,135 and the district toll today stands at 1,448. The number of active cases is 927 and the positivity rate today is 1.2 per cent.
2 die, 24 +ve in Kapurthala
The health authorities today reported 24 fresh cases and two deaths. There are 347 active cases in the district as of now. The district tally is 17,378 and the toll is 516. The positivity rate as of today is 1.41 per cent. A total of 54 patients recovered on Tuesday. An Ashram at Sahni village continues to be the containment zone.
Hoshiarpur reports 2 deaths
The district reported two more Covid fatalities on Tuesday, taking the toll to 950, while 46 fresh cases pushed the infection count to 29,997. With 3,350 samples collected from people with suspected flu-like symptoms today, the total number of samples taken in the district till date has reached 6,19,922. According to reports, 5,89,520 have been found negative, while report of 3,567 is awaited and 623 are invalid. The number of active cases is 539, while the number of patients who have recovered is 28,508.
Only 6 fresh cases in Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr recorded the lowest number of cases today with the health authorities reporting six fresh Covid cases. With this, the infection tally has increased to 11,305. A 65-year-old woman from Balachaur died of Covid in the district today. At present, the district has 140 active cases and 116 patients are under home isolation. The number of persons who have recovered is 10,822. Urban Nawanshahr, Urban Rahon, Banga, Muzaffarpur, Saroya and Sujjon blocks did not report any fresh cases.
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