COVID-19 pandemic

52 more test positive in Jalandhar district

52 more test positive in Jalandhar district

The district on Thursday reported 52 new Covid cases and one death due to the infection.

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, October 22

The district on Thursday reported 52 new Covid cases and one death due to the infection. The positive cases have been seeing a declining trend for the last few weeks.

The death toll stands at 459 while the tally of the infected persons has reached 14,569.

Hoshiarpur: The death toll in the district crossed 200-mark with three more fatalities reported on Thursday.

With 129 new infections today in the district, including 47 new positive patients reported out of 1,752 reports received in the district, while 82 cases have been reported from the National Health Portal, taking the total number of patients in the district to 5,916.

Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said the total number of samples taken so far in the district was 1,42,723 with 1,921 new samples of people with suspected flu-like symptoms today. According to reports received from the lab, 1,35,723 samples are negative, while reports of 1,495 samples are awaited, and 127 samples are invalid. The death toll increased to 201 due to the death of three more patients today. The number of active cases is 240. Out of 129 positive cases in the district today, 15 are related to the city.

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