2 succumb to Covid, 91 +ve in Jalandhar district

2 succumb to Covid, 91 +ve in Jalandhar district

A health worker collects a Covid sample from a resident at the Civil Hospital in Jalandhar. Tribune Photo: Malkiat Singh

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, June 12

With 91 fresh Covid positive cases reported today, the district tally went up to 61,884. Of these, 20 cases are from other districts. As many as two patients died due to the disease today. With this, the district toll has increased to 1,437.

As many as 59,287 persons have recovered from Covid in the district while, the number of active cases in Jalandhar is 1,160.

Four die in Kapurthala

Kapurthala today reported 14 fresh cases, with which the district tally went up to 17,271. Four persons died of Covid in the district today. The deceased include a 74-year-old man from Nakodar Road, a 77-year-old man of Bholath, a 60-year-old man of Hussainpur Dulowal village and a 67-year-old man of Sultanpur Lodhi. The district toll now stands at 510.

Nawanshahr logs 13 fresh cases

Seeing a significant drop in the Covid spread in the past few weeks, the district health authorities today reported 13 positive cases with no fatality being reported.

Of the 13 cases, four each were from Sujjon and Balachaur blocks, two from Nawanshahr, one each from Rahon, Banga and Mukandpur and none in the earlier affected Muzaffarpur and Saroya blocks. The Covid test results of 921 samples taken is still awaited. The total number of positive cases in the district stands at 11,275 with 346 deaths for the past 15 months.

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