10 die, 577 down with virus in Jalandhar

10 die, 577 down with virus in Jalandhar

As many as 44,898 persons have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalndhar is 5,724.

Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, May 13

As many as 577 persons tested positive for Covid in the district today, taking the total district tally to 51,825. Of these 577, as many as 49 are from other districts. With 10 more deaths today, the death toll in the district has risen to 1,203. As many as 44,898 persons have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalndhar is 5,724.

Six deaths in Kapurthala

In Kapurthala, 363 persons were reported positive in the district, taking the total number of positive cases to 14,591. There has been a dramatic rise in deaths at Kapurthala in the past days too. The district has been reporting an average of 6 to 8 cases for the past few days. While eight persons died in Kapurthala yesterday, six died in the district today. The deceased also continually include young people. The deceased at Kapurthala today include a 52-year-old man from Autholi village, a 78-year-old woman from Fattu Dhinga village, a 70-year-old woman from Chachoki village, a 65-year-old man from Talwandi Palli village, a 66-year-old woman from Phagwara and a 49-year-old man from Phagwara.

Five die in Hoshiarpur

The district reported five more Covid-19 fatalities on Thursday, taking the death toll to 815, while 277 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 24,409. Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh Ghotra said the number of active cases in the district stood at 2,785 and 20,809 patients had recovered from the virus.

Out of today’s 277 positive cases, 45 patients were from Hoshiarpur city, 16 were reported from other districts and the remaining cases were from other health blocks of the district. Three patients died at Hoshiarpur hospitals while one each died at Medical College Amritsar and a Jalandhar hospital. Dr Ghotra said 72 Level-2 beds and seven Level-3 were available in the district hospitals.

Nawanshahr reports 4 deaths

The district reported four Covid-19 deaths on Thursday, while 80 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 9,929. The deceased have been identified as 41-year-old man from Rahon, 65-year-old man from Muzaffarnagar block, 58-year-old woman from Nawanshahr and a 65-year-old man from Balachaur. There are 905 active cases in the district, out of which 825 are under home isolation. Maximum cases are being reported from Balachaur block.

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