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Jalandhar judge among 3 found +ve in Hoshiarpur

Jalandhar judge among 3 found +ve in Hoshiarpur

Our Correspondent

Hoshiarpur, July 14

A civil judge posted in Jalandhar was among the three persons found positive for Covid-19 on Tuesday in Hoshiarpur district.

Hoshiarpur Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said of 142 reports received from different labs in the district, two persons tested positive, while another sample tested with a TrueNat machine at the Civil Hospital in Hoshiarpur was also found positive.

He said among those who tested positive on Tuesday include Hoshiarpur city’s Mohalla Kamalpur resident posted as civil judge in Jalandhar; a person belonging to Bengalipur village of Dasuya subdivision and another belonging to Dadiana Khurd village of Hoshiarpur. Both of them had been in contact with the patients already found positive. So far, 18,497 samples have been taken, of which 593 samples were taken on Tuesday. The report of 1,100 samples is still awaited and 30 samples have been found invalid. He said total 210 people have tested positive for Covid-19 in the district and the number of active cases is 21.

Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyait said out of the samples taken so far in the district, samples of 17,142 persons have been found to be negative and 182 persons have recovered of the coronavirus. As many as 135 teams have been deployed by the district administration to check people quarantined at home in the district.

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