4 die, 496 new Covid cases in Jalandhar

Dist sees 9 deaths in 2 days, 32 in Jan so far

4 die, 496 new Covid cases in Jalandhar

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, January 24

As many as 496 new cases of Covid were reported from Jalandhar today. With the fresh cases, the Covid tally in Jalandhar zoomed to 74,643 cases. As many as 68,621 people have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalandhar have reached 4,489 today. Of the 19,74,107 samples collected in the district, so far, 18,20,877 samples have tested negative. Along with rapid rise in Covid cases, there has been a dramatic spike in deaths also. As many as 32 people have died due to Covid in the month of January. While the district deceased tally was 1,501 on January 1, it has reached to 1,533 today. There has been an especially steep rise in deaths for the past two days. While five people died yesterday, four more lives have been claimed by the virus today, a total of nine deaths in just two days.

292 cases in Kapurthala

The district reported 292 new cases of Covid today. The district tally reached 22,557 today. Meanwhile, Kapurthla also reported three new deaths for the first time after the longest interval today. The total deceased tally in Kapurthala has reached 559.

Meanwhile, Nawanshahr DC Vishesh Sarangal on Monday said the district administration has initiated a house-to-house survey through ANMs, ASHA and anganwadi workers to ensure every entitled persons gets both doses of Covid-19 vaccine in the district.

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