4 die, 248 test positive in Jalandhar district

4 die, 248 test positive in Jalandhar district

Jalandhar, September 14

With 248 new cases, the district tally reached 9,864 on Monday. With four more deaths, the death toll also reached 259.

The Sewa Kendra at the District Administrative Complex, has also been shut for two-days after one of the employees tested positive on Monday. It will be closed for public dealing on September 15 and 16. Meanwhile, 53 people tested positive while four people died of Covid in Kapurthala. The deceased include a woman (50) of Phagwara, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a woman (65) of Jattpura in Kapurthala, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; and a man (58) of Bhago Arrain village, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. — TNS


2 succumb to virus, 129 +ve in Hoshiarpur

Reports of 360 samples were received in the district on Monday, of which 129 patients tested positive, taking the tally to 2,958. With two more deaths, the toll reached 90. The number of samples taken so far has reached 78,279, with 1,869 new samples taken from individuals with suspected flu-like symptoms. According to reports received from the laboratory, 72,985 tested negative, while 2,555 reports were still awaited and 109 samples are invalid. The number of active cases in the district is 1,011 and 1,934 patients have recovered so far. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasbir Singh said of 129 new positive cases, 45 were related to Hoshiarpur city and the rest were from different health blocks of the district. The two deceased include a 56-year-old resident of Malkowal, who was reported from Nawanshahar, and an 80-year-old woman of Keshav Nagar in the city, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. oc

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