Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, November 27
With 157 new cases, the Covid tally reached 17,628 in the district. Four deaths were also reported due to the virus, taking the toll to 548. The active cases in the district have climbed up to 1,260. As many as 817 people are also under home isolation in Jalandhar at present. Meanwhile in Kapurthala, 11 people tested positive for Covid-19.
2 die, 14 test positive in Hoshiarpur
The number of positive patients increased to 6,896 with 14 people testing positive for Covid-19 on Friday in the district.
Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said the samples of 1,670 people with suspected flu-like symptoms were also taken on Friday and the total number of samples taken till date of Covid-19 in the district has reached 1,91,941. According to reports received from the lab, 1,84,215 are negative, while the reports of 2,128 samples were still awaited and 133 samples were invalid. Dr Singh said with the death of two more patients, the toll increased to 250. He said the number of active cases is 168, while the number of patients who have recovered has increased to 6,478. Of today’s 14 cases, five are from the city, while the remaining are from different health blocks. — OC
Samples collected 3,69,722
Sample inappropriate 3,104
Results awaited 3,535
Home isolated 817
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