Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, June 9
With 142 new Covid positive cases reported today, the district tally reached 61,540. As many as six Covid deaths have been reported today. With this the toll in the district has risen to 1,426. A total of 58,768 people have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalandhar is 1,436.
Toll reaches 500-mark in Kapurthala
As many as 52 persons tested positive for the deadly virus in Kapurthala district today. With this, the tally has increased to 17,175. Two persons died of Covid in the district today, pushing the toll to 500. The deceased in the district today include a 60-year-old man of Nadala village and a 65-year-old man from Kapurthala city.
1 dies, 96 test +ve in Hoshiarpur
The district reported one more Covid fatality today, taking the toll to 935, while 96 fresh cases, including one from other district, pushed the infection count in the district to 29,617. The number of active cases is 870, while the number of patients who have recovered is 27,812. Among the deceased, 40-year-old person from Nathupur village of Tanda block died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.
Nawanshahr reports 17 cases
The spate of coronavirus infections has fallen in this district considerably with just 17 cases getting reported today. The positive cases included 10 from Muzaffarpur, three from Sujjon, two from Mukandpur and one each from Banga and Balachaur. The district also reported two deaths, including those of a 70-year-old woman from Balachaur and a 60-year-old man from Sujjon. The district has 197 active cases, of whom 169 are under home isolation. A total of 1.47 lakh persons in the district have got themselves vaccinated against the disease.
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