Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, April 20
With 454 new cases of Covid-19 reported in the district on Tuesday, the district tally has reached 37,560. Of these 454 cases, as many as 40 belong to other districts. Four Covid patients also succumbed to the virus today taking the death toll to 1,024. While 33,162 persons have so far been discharged, there are 3,374 active cases in the district. Among the deceased were two persons were below the age of 40.
In Kapurthala, 63 positive cases were reported today. Three patients lost their lives — two women and a 66-year-old man. To date, a total of 11,088 positive cases have been reported, of which 707 are active. Samples of as many as 1,647 were collected today.
Three deaths, 112 new cases in Hoshiarpur
The health authorities reported 3 Covid-19 related deaths on Tuesday. As a result, the deaths reached 672. The deceased include a 72-year-old resident of Pajjo Ditta village, who died at the Civil Hospital Hoshiarpur, a 73- year-old man of Fatehgarh road died at a private hospital in Jalandhar while a 70-year-old woman of Sunder Nagar died at Civil Hospital, Hoshiarpur.
Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 1,428 while the count of recovered patients reached 16,000. Today, 112 new positive patients were reported, including 18 from Hoshiarpur, 14 reported from other districts and 80 from various blocks of the district.
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