Covid-19: 11 deaths, 672 new cases reported in Jalandhar district

Covid-19: 11 deaths, 672 new cases reported in Jalandhar district

With 672 new cases in the district, Jalandhar Covid tally reached 48,603 on Saturday. The health authorities reported 11 deaths in the district today. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, May 8

With 672 new cases in the district, Jalandhar Covid tally reached 48,603 on Saturday. The health authorities reported 11 deaths in the district today. With this, the toll increased to 1,155 today. A total of 725 patients were discharged today. Due to the strike by NHM employees, formal health bulletin was not released in the district for the third consecutive day.

In Kapurthala, 134 persons tested positive today. The authorities reported four deaths in the district. The deceased include a 60-year-old man from Talwandi, 72- year-old-man from Phagwara, 72-year-old man from Kapurthala and a 52-year-old man from Kapurthala.

7 fall prey to virus in Hoshiarpur

The district reported seven Covid-19 fatalities on Saturday, taking the toll to 778, while 384 fresh cases pushed the infection count to 22,573. Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 2,340 and 19,455 patients recovered. Of 384 positive cases, 14 were reported from other districts, 45 from Hoshiarpur city and the remaining from other health blocks of the district. Five patients died at Hoshiarpur hospitals while one died at the Civil Hospital, Dasuya, and another at a private hospital in Jalandhar.

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