Two elderlies fail to beat virus, district toll 52

Two elderlies fail to beat virus, district toll 52

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, July 30

With 62 fresh Covid-19 cases, the district tally reached 2,227 on Thursday. Those who lost the battle against Covid include a 90-year-old resident of Bhargo Camp, who died at the Civil Hospital, and a 76-year-old man, who died in Adampur. With this, the tally of the deceased in the district has reached 52.

The death tally has increased by 12 patients in the last four days. A doctor was reported positive from a Jalandhar-based apartment building, while other areas from where cases have been reported include Abadpura, Kotli village, New Hargobind Nagar, Adampur, Nijatam Nagar, ITBP, Lajpat Nagar, PAP, Kang Sabo, Phillaur, Jagatpura and Sangat Singh Nagar among others.

Two die in Hoshiarpur

With two more patients losing their lives to Covid-19 on Thursday, the death count has risen to 16 in the district. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said 95-year-old Kamaljeet Kaur of Bhatrana village in the district died of the virus at Fortis Hospital, Mohali, while Roop Lal (72), of Kattowal village died at Patel Hospital, Jalandhar. He said samples of 452 persons with suspected flu-like symptoms were taken on Thursday. So far, samples of 28,162 persons have been sent for examination, of which 26,205 were negative, while reports of 1,404 samples are awaited. — OC

Jalandhar Round-Up

Samples collected 43,385

Negative 39,630

Positive 2,227

Active 474

Positive results

of repeat samples 87

Discharged 1,701

Deceased 52

Sample inappropriate 339

Results awaited 1,017