COVID-19 pandemic

Two succumb to virus, 40 new positive cases

Two succumb to virus, 40 new positive cases

As two more persons lost life to Covid-19, the toll in the district reached 428 on Friday.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, October 16

As two more persons lost life to Covid-19, the toll in the district reached 428 on Friday. The deceased have been identified Kirandeep Kaur (20), a resident of Sundar Nagar in Kot Khalsa area and Babbi Mattu (64) of the Lahori Gate.

The district health authorities have also reported 40 new positive cases with which the total count has increased to 11,366. The new cases include 24 influenza-like illness cases and 16 contacts of positive patients.

Meanwhile, with the recovery of 99 patients, a total of 10,469 patients have been cured till date. At present, the district has a total of 469 active cases.

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