Covid-19 pandemic: Jalandhar district records 36 fresh cases, two fatalities

Covid-19 pandemic: Jalandhar district records 36 fresh cases, two fatalities

The district on Tuesday reported 36 fresh cases and two deaths. With this the tally and toll has increased to 62,515 and 1,463, respectively. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, June 22

The district on Tuesday reported 36 fresh cases and two deaths. With this the tally and toll has increased to 62,515 and 1,463, respectively. This is second time after the outbreak of second wave that the daily cases have been recorded lowest i.e. in two digits at 36. Moreover, the active cases have also dropped to 505. As many as 60547 patients have recovered for the deadly virus.

One dies in Hoshiarpur

With 26 fresh positive cases, the district tally rose to 30,289 in Hoshiarpur on Tuesday. Also, with one more death, the toll has increased to 961. Health authorities said with the collection of 2,916 new samples, the total number of samples taken in the district till date has reached 6,40,615. As per the reports received from the lab, 6,09,652 were negative, while 3,771 reports were still awaited and 710 were invalid.

Of the 2,465 reports received today, 24 fresh cases have been traced, while two are reported from other districts. The number of active cases is 318, while the number of patients who have recovered is 29,010. The patient who died today is a 95-year-old woman of Purheeran locality in Hoshiarpur.

Except 1, zero cases from Nawanshahr blocks

Nawanshahr district today reported one fresh case and death of a 75-year-old woman of Muzaffarpur block today. The only case was reported from the Balchaur block while all other blocks reported zero cases. At present, there are 91 active cases and 77 are under home isolation. The district tally is 11,367 (4.66 per cent) while the recovery rate has crossed 96 per cent. The number of deaths now stands at 353 (3.10 per cent). At present, there are 10 vaccination sites in the district.

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