Big Spike

6 fatalities take Jalandhar district toll to 98

124 new cases reported; total 3,751

6 fatalities take Jalandhar district toll to 98

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Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, August 14

With a huge spike of 124 cases, the tally reached 3,751 in the district today. As many as six deaths were also reported in the district, taking the total number of deaths totally has reached 98. A pharmacist also recently died in the district due to Covid. The police staff includes those testing positive for Covid today.

Those testing positive included from areas such as Nakodar, Avtar Nagar, Krishna Nagar, Model Town, Sarih village among other areas. In Kapurthala district today, 25 persons tested positive for Covid. A Kapurthala man, a resident of the Bhulana village also died due to Covid today.

Hoshiarpur reports one death, 20 new cases

Hoshiarpur: The tally of Covid-19 positive patients reached 784 with 20 new Covid-19 positive patients in the district on Friday. A 66-year-old Covid-19 patient living in Rorian village has died. Civil surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said out of the 20 new positive cases reported in the district, 2 are from Bhunga, 4 from Mukerian, 1 from Garhshankar, 2 from Jahan Khelen, 1 from Mehtiana, 1 from Mand-Pandher, 3 from Dasuya, 1 from Pandori, 3 from Hoshiarpur, including one patient each from Gautam Nagar, Guru Govind Singh Nagar and Tibba Sahab while 2 positive cases are from Jahan Khelan. The 66-year-old woman who died today was tested positive for Covid-19 on August 11. With this, the death toll has increased to 23. In the district, 1,043 new samples of people with suspected flu symptoms were taken on Friday, taking the total number of samples in the district to 38,775 and according to the reports received from the laboratory, 34,694 are negative, while 3,315 reports are still awaited and 57 are invalid. The number of active cases is 161 and 600 patients have been cured.

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