Four succumb to virus, 111 test +ve in Amritsar district

Four succumb to virus, 111 test +ve in Amritsar district

The district on Sunday reported four more deaths due to Covid-19, pushing the toll to 1,490. The district also reported 111 new positive cases, taking the tally to 45,436.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, June 6

The district on Sunday reported four more deaths due to Covid-19, pushing the toll to 1,490. The district also reported 111 new positive cases, taking the tally to 45,436.

The deceased have been identified as Mukhtar Singh (46) of Bal Khurd village; Darshan Kaur (65) of Fakir Singh Colony; Surinder Singh (65) of Tarn Taran Road; and Gurmeet Kaur (65) of Saido Lehal Village.

The new cases include 60 influenza-like illness (ILI) cases and 51 contacts of positive patients. With the recovery of 200 patients, the total count of those recuperated has increased to 41,885. The district at present has a total of 2,061 active cases.

Meanwhile, a total of 2,271 residents were inoculated against Covid-19 here on Sunday. Officials of the Health Department stated that till date, 27,287 healthcare workers (HCWs), 58,658 frontline workers (FLWs), 2,17,974 residents above 45 years and 21,980 residents in the 18-44 year age group had been partially vaccinated. Further, 15,129 HCW, 17,798 FLW and 40,469 residents above 45 years have been completely vaccinated.


1 death, 32 new cases reported in Tarn Taran

The health authorities reported one Covid-19 related death in Tarn Taran distrcit on Sunday. With this, the toll has reached 329. The authorities reported 32 positive cases today. At present, the district has 371 active cases and 200 patients have been isolated at their respective homes . Tarn Taran Deputy Commissioner Kulwant Singh said 1,541 beneficiaries were administered the vaccine. So far, a total of 1,39,323 residents have been vaccinated. The Health Department collected 745 samples today from various parts of the district. OC

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