Hoshiarpur, January 16
The district reported two more Covid-19 fatalities on Saturday, taking the toll to 327, while 11 new cases pushed the infection count to 7,931. With the receipt of 1,362 new samples from people with suspected flu-like symptoms, the number of samples taken in the district till date has reached 2,61,641. According to the reports, 2,53,004 are negative, while 2353 are waiting for the reports and 184 are invalid. The number of active cases is 63, while the number of patients who have recovered is 7,541. Dr Ranjit Singh, Civil Surgeon, said of today’s 11 patients found positive in the district, one positive patient is from Hoshiarpur city and 10 are related to other health blocks. The deceased reported from the district included a 67-year-old Kotla Nodh Singh resident who died at private hospital in Jalandhar, while a 31-year-old resident of Bassi Wazid village died at the PGI, Chandigarh. — OC
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