Covid-19: No death; 16 test positive in Jalandhar district

Covid-19: No death; 16 test positive in Jalandhar district

With 16 more cases, total number of Covid positive cases in the district on Saturday reached 20,145. The number of deceased persons in Jalandhar remained 650.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 9

With 16 more cases, total number of Covid positive cases in the district on Saturday reached 20,145. The number of deceased persons in Jalandhar remained 650. The active cases in the district are 234 and 19,261 people have been discharged, while 136 people are under home isolation in the district. In Kapurthala district three persons tested positive for Covid-19 on Saturday.

1 dies, 13 test positive in Hoshiarpur district

The district reported one more Covid-19 fatality on Saturday, taking the death toll to 320, while 13 new cases pushed the infection tally to 7,853. The deceased has been identified as a 75-year-old woman of Gobindpur village, under Chakkowal health block, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.

With the receipt of 1,391 new samples from the people with suspected flu-like symptoms, the total number of samples taken so far in the district till date has become 2,51,638. According to the reports received from the lab, 2,41,834 samples are negative, while 7,853 samples are awaiting reports and 184 samples are invalid. The number of active cases is 90, while the number of patients who have recovered is 7,443. Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said that out of Saturday’s 13 patients found positive in the district, there are 7 positive patients in Hoshiarpur city and the rest of them are from various other health blocks in the district. — OC

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