Covid 19 Pandemic

5 die, 122 test positive in Jalandhar district

5 die, 122 test positive in Jalandhar district

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, November 19

The district hit a high of 122 cases on Thursday taking the total number of Covid positive cases to 16,576. Five Covid deaths were also reported.

As many as 15,218 people have been discharged in the district so far. There are 841 active cases in the district so far. As many as 541 people are also under home isolation in Jalandhar. Meanwhile, 13 people tested positive for coronavirus in Kapurthala on Thursday.

2 succumb in Hoshiarpur, death toll reaches 235

As many as 29 cases of Covid-19 have surfaced taking the tally of positive patients to 6,708 of the 1,627 samples taken on Thursday.

Due to the death of two more patients, the toll has increased to 235.

Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said 1,525 samples of persons with suspected flu-like symptoms were taken on Thursday, taking the total number of samples taken till date to 1,81,325.

According to the reports received from the lab, 1,73,954 samples were negative, while the reports of 1,886 samples were still awaited and 133 samples were invalid.

He said the number of active cases was 208, while the number of patients who have recovered was 6,265.

Of the 29 new positive cases today, 15 cases including a teacher, were related to the city, while the rest of them were from various health blocks of the district.

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