Hoshiarpur, November 18
The reports of 1,488 samples were received in Hoshiarpur district on Wednesday, of which 54 new positive patients were detected, taking the tally to 6,679.
Three more deaths were also detected due to Covid raising the toll to 233.
Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said with 1,663 new samples taken from people with suspected flu like symptoms on Wednesday, the total number of samples taken in the district so far has increased to 1,79,800. According to lab reports, 1,72.416 were negative, while 1,923 reports were awaited and 133 samples were invalid. The number of active cases is 207, while that of recovered patients is 6,239. Of the 54 positive cases, there were 17 cases from Hoshiarpur city and the remaining 37 were from other health blocks in the district. Covid led to three deaths in Hoshiarpur district, of which, a 70-year-old woman of Chakk Nariala died at a private hospital in Hoshiarpur, while a 62-year-old patient of Mohalla Neel Kanth died at the Hoshiarpur Civil Hospital and a 60-year-old Puar village (Mukarian) resident died at home.
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