11 more lose Covid battle, 279 new cases in Jalandhar district

11 more lose Covid battle, 279 new cases in Jalandhar district

Jalandhar district reported the death of 11 persons due to Covid-19 taking the toll to 301 on Friday. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 18

The district reported the death of 11 persons due to Covid-19 taking the toll to 301 on Friday. Besides, with as many as 279 positive cases, the district tally has reached 10,931. While a total of 312 samples tested positive in Jalandhar today, of these after excluding those from other districts the total positive cases stood at 279.

The deceased have been identified as: a 75-year-old man from New Kartar Nagar who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 64-year-old woman from Model House who died at a private hospital in Kapurthala; a 54-year-old woman from Himachal Colony who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 51-year-old woman from Shivraj Nagar who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 85-year-old woman from New Vijay Nagar who died at the Civil Hospital in Jalandhar; a 25-year-old man, who was a diabetic, from Nurmahal who died at the Civil Hospital in Jalandhar; an 84-year-old man from Phillaur who died at DMC, Ludhiana; a 57-year-old man from Phillaur who died at a private hospital in Ludhiana; a 55-year-old man from New Aman Nagar who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.

4 die, 99 new cases in Kapurthala

The district reported the death of four persons on Friday. Besides, 99 new positive cases were reported in the district. The deceased included a 77-year-old man who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 75-year-old woman from Satnampura who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 62-year-old woman from Masjid Khera, Phagwara, who died at the Civil Hospital in Jalandhar; and a 77-year-old man from Jairampur who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.

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