COVID-19 pandemic

8 succumb, 197 test +ve in Jalandhar

8 succumb, 197 test +ve in Jalandhar

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 20

With 197 fresh cases, the Jalandhar district tally reached 11,350 on Sunday. With eight more deceased in Jalandhar, the toll also reached 318.

4 deaths, 91 new cases in Hoshiarpur

The reports of 773 Covid samples were received in the district on Sunday. With 91 fresh cases, the total number of positive patients has increased to 3,708. The Covid toll has also gone up to 118 with the death of four patients. As many as 87,810 samples have been collected till date of which 82,787 were negative, while the reports of 1,681 is awaited and 121 reports are invalid. The number of active cases in the district is 981. As many as 2,609 patients have recovered from the disease. Hoshiarpur Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said of 91 new patients detected in the district today, 39 were from Hoshiarpur city, while 52 belonged to other health blocks. The four persons who succumbed to the virus include a 63-year-old resident of New Shakti Nagar, Hoshiarpur, who died at home; a 66-year-old woman of Fatehgarh (Hoshiarpur), who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 58-year-old woman of Dhanedu village, who died at MH, Jalandhar; and a 67-year-old woman of Roop Nagar (Hoshiarpur), who died at Medical College, Amritsar.

While 8,778 people have been discharged in the district, there are 2,256 active cases. Of the active cases, 1,809 people are under home isolation.

Meanwhile, 40 positive cases of Covid and three deaths were reported in Kapurthala on Sunday. The deceased include 58-year-old woman from Mohalla Rishi Nagar, who died at her home in Sultanpur Lodhi; 55-year-old woman from Noorpur Lubana village, who died at military hospital Jalandhar; and 69-year-old woman from Ahmadpur Channa village, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar. So far, 2,761 positive cases have been reported in Kapurthala of which 673 are active, 1,786 have recovered and as many as 84 people have been discharged.

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