Hoshiarpur, April 16
The district reported three more Covid-19 fatalities on Friday, taking the death toll to 661, while 225 new cases pushed the infection count in the district to 15,949.
Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the reports of 1,802 samples were received and of them, 204 new cases were from the district, while 21 patients were reported from other districts. The number of active cases is 1,078, while 1,519 patients have recovered. Hoshiarpur city reported 19 new cases, while the others were reported from various health blocks of the district. The deceased have been identified as 65-year-old woman of Parowal village, 62-year-old woman of Islamabad, and a 72-year-old patient of Masitpalkot, who died at Medical College, Chandigarh, Civil Hospital, Hoshiarpur and a private hospital in Jalandhar, respectively.
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