4 cops among 7 test positive in Hoshiarpur

4 cops among 7 test positive in Hoshiarpur

Our Correspondent

Hoshiarpur, August 2

The reports of 313 samples were received from the lab here on Sunday. Of them, the reports of seven persons came out positive, raising the total number of positive cases to 571 in the district.

The samples of 55 persons with flu-like symptoms were taken on Sunday, taking the tally of samples to 28,847 so far in the district. According to the report received from the laboratory, the reports of 27,892 samples were found negative and 377 reports were awaited. Around 55 samples were found to be invalid. The number of active cases stands at 65 in the district while 489 persons have recovered so far. The death toll remains at 17.

Civil Surgeon Jasbir Singh said of the seven positive cases, one policeman was from Phuglana village under the Harta Badla Health Centre. In Hoshiarpur city, two persons were found positive in Guru Gobind Singh Nagar and one bank employee in Tagore Nagar. One policeman each from Bajwara, Hajipur and Garhshankar villages were found positive.

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