Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, May 4
Within a week, the number of Covid cases reported in the district has again crossed the 700-mark. As many as 733 persons tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours. Out of the total number of infections reported on Tuesday, 74 persons belonged to other districts.
With eight more deaths today, the death toll has reached 1,113 in the district.
In the last four days, 2,721 people got infected and 31 persons succumbed to the deadly virus. While, the total number of confirmed cases stands at 45,638, there are 4,921 active cases in the district.
Six die in Hoshiarpur district
The district reported six more Covid-19 fatalities on Tuesday, taking the death toll to 755, while 186 fresh cases pushed the infection tally to 21,314. Giving information, Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 1,842 and 18,717 patients had recovered from the virus.
Out of the 186 cases reported today, 18 patients were from Hoshiarpur city, 19 were from other districts and the remaining 149 patients were from other health blocks of the district.
4 deaths reported in Kapurthala
The health authorities of the district reported four deaths and 101 new Covid cases today. The four persons who lost their life to the infection include a 40-year-old resident of Bhawanipur village, a 37-year-old man of Kanjli village and two women, aged 60 and 84, from the city. With this, the death toll in the district has climbed to 346. Civil Surgeon Dr Parminder Kaur said the district had 1,025 active cases, after 140 patients were discharged from various hospitals.
75 test +ve in Nawanshahr
As many as 75 persons tested positive for Covid and a 58-year-old man of Mukandpur lost his life to the deadly virus in Nawanshahr today.
With this, the total number of cases in the district stands at 9,029. The recovery rate is 91.06 per cent (8,222) and death rate is 2.72 per cent (246) deaths. At present, there are 596 active cases in the district, of which 508 patients are in home isolation.
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