Covid-19: 5 deaths, 421 fresh cases in Jalandhar

Covid-19: 5 deaths, 421 fresh cases in Jalandhar

With 421 fresh cases and five deaths, the district tally reached 37,981 and the death toll climbed up to 1,029 in Jalandhar today. - File photo

Tribune News service

Jalandhar, April 21

With 421 fresh cases and five deaths, the district tally reached 37,981 and the death toll climbed up to 1,029 in Jalandhar today.

While 33,534 people have been discharged so far, there are 3,418 active cases in the district.

As many as 162 people tested Covid-positive in Kapurthala taking the district tally to 11,250. The district also reported five deaths. The deceased included a 23-year-old woman of Kapurthala, who died in Ludhiana, a 59-year-old woman of Kamrai village, Dhilwan, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar and a 62-year-old woman who died at DMC, Ludhiana.

Five succumb, 221 test positive in Hoshiarpur

The district reported five more deaths due to Covid-19, taking the toll to 677 on Friday. Besides, the district also witnessed 221 fresh cases taking the tally to 16,932.

Giving this information, Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 1,436 and 16,932 patients had recovered from the virus.

Out of today’s 221 positive cases, 20 patients were from Hoshiarpur city, 11 from other districts and the remaining from other health blocks of the district. Of the five deaths in the district, two died at Hoshiarpur hospitals while three others (one each) died at Hoshiarpur, Chandigarh and Jalandhar hospitals.