1 death, 27 new cases in Jalandhar district

1 death, 27 new cases in Jalandhar district

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 17

The health authorities reported 27 new Covid-19 cases in the district on Sunday. With this, total number of cases reached 20,358. The authorities reported one death related to the virus and the toll increased to 659 today. At present, the district has 242 active cases. A total of 19,457 persons have been discharged while as many as 140 people were under home isolation in the district. In Kapurthala, nine persons tested positive today. The health authorities reported to more deaths in the district.

No death, only 1 positive case in Hoshiarpur

The Covid-19 tally reached 7,932 as one person tested positive out of 1,127 samples reported today. The number of deaths remained 327 with no death reported today. With 685 new samples taken from people with suspected flu-like symptoms today, the total number of samples taken in the district till date has reached 2,62,320. According to the reports received from the lab 2,54,131 are negative, while 1,904 are waiting for the reports and 184 samples are invalid. The number of active cases is 50, while the number of patients who have recovered is 7,555. Dr Ranjit Singh, Civil Surgeon, said a positive case was reported from the Hoshiarpur city. — OC

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