Jalandhar reports four more deaths, 345 fresh cases

Toll mounts to 961, tally of positive patients reaches 32,440

Jalandhar reports four more deaths, 345 fresh cases

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Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, April 7

The district witnessed four casualties due to Covid-19, pushing the toll to 961 on Wednesday.

Besides, the district reported 345 fresh cases, taking the tally to 32,440. Of the fresh cases, as many as 62 patients belong to other districts. While 28,393 people have been discharged so far, there are 3,086 active cases in the district.

In Kapurthala, 154 people tested positive for Covid-19, pushing the tally to 9,750. Three deaths were also reported in Kapurthala. The victims are: a 76-year-old woman, who was a resident of Kapurthala and died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 77-year-old man, a resident of Shiekhpur village who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 51-year-old woman, a resident of Marripur village, Tibba, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar.

Hoshiarpur district sees 7 deaths, 132 new cases

The district reported seven more deaths due to Covid-19, taking the toll to 599 on Wednesday. Besides, the district also witnessed 132 fresh cases, pushing the tally to 14,713. Giving information about Covid cases in the district, Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said the number of active cases in the district stood at 1,379 and 13,878 patients had recovered from the virus.

Out of today’s 132 positive cases, 10 patients were from Hoshiarpur city, 18 were reported from other districts and the others were from various health blocks of the district. Four patients of the district died at Jalandhar hospitals, two at Nawanshahr hospitals and one at a Amritsar hospital. — OC

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