Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, September 19
With 222 positive cases, the district tally reached 11,153 on Saturday. With seven more Covid deaths, the toll also reached 308. While 8,466 patients have been discharged in Jalandhar so far, the number of people under home isolation is 1,842 and the number of active cases is 2,379.
Meanwhile, in Kapurthala district, 40 positive cases were reported and one patient died. The deceased is a 70-year-old man from Preet Nagar, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. In all, 20 person’s RTPCR tests, two people’s TrueNat tests, 13 rapid antigen tests were held. Five of those tested from private labs also tested positive for Covid at Kapurthala. The positive patients have been reported from areas including Sadar Bazaar, PRTC office, Urban Estate, a private bank, Jail Road, Rail tech, Sundar Nagar, Noorpur Dona, among other areas.
Four die, 145 test +ve in Hoshiarpur
Hoshiarpur: As many as 1,894 sample reports were received in the district on Saturday, of which 145 patients tested positive taking the total number of positive patients to 3,617. With four more deaths, the toll also reached 114. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said with the new samples of 1,534 people with suspected flu-like symptoms, the total number of samples taken so far in the district has reached 86,871, of which 82,258 are negative, while 1,353 reports are still awaited and 121 were invalid. The number of active cases in the district is 993 and 2,516 patients have recovered. The Civil Surgeon said out of 145 new positive cases found in the district, 86 cases were from Hoshiarpur city, while 59 were related to other health blocks. The four deceased in the district include a 71-year-old patient from New Civil Lines, Hoshiarpur; a 76-year-old from Nai Abadi Hoshiarpur, who died at DMC Ludhiana; a 77-year-old patient of Miani, Tanda; and an 83-year-old patient from Posi block, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. OC
Samples collected 1,38,871
Results awaited 1,094
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