Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, June 23
With cases subsiding steadily for the past many days, Jalandhar however, reported a whopping seven deaths today. With 51 fresh Covid cases reported today, the district tally increased to 62,566. Seven Covid deaths, reported today, have pushed the district toll to 1,470. As many as 60,619 people have recovered from Covid while the number of active cases is 477.
Two die in Kapurthala
Kapurthala today reported 30 fresh cases, with which the district tally has increased to 17,532. Two people died of the deadly virus in the district today. The deceased at Kapurthala today include a 42-year-old woman from Gopipur village and a 60-year-old man from Phagwara. The total deaths in Kapurthala have reached 535.
One dies in Hoshiarpur
The district reported one more Covid fatality on Wednesday, taking the toll to 962, while 23 fresh cases pushed the infection count in the district to 30,312. With 2,976 new samples of people with suspected flu-like symptoms collected today, total number of samples taken in the district so far has reached to 6,43,591. According to the reports received from the lab, 6,13,563 samples were found to be negative, while the report of 2,815 samples is awaited and 710 samples were invalid. Health officials said the number of active cases was 296, while the number of patients who have recovered is 29,054.
Recovery rate 96% in Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr district today reported three fresh cases and a death of a 52-year-old man of Mukandpur block today. Sujjon, Mukandpur and Balachaur blocks reported one case each. At present, there are 67 active cases and 55 are under home isolation. The district tally is 11,370 (4.64 per cent) while the recovery rate has crossed 96 per cent. The number of deaths now stands at 354 (3.11 per cent).
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