Nine die, 309 test +ve in Jalandhar district

Nine die, 309 test +ve in Jalandhar district

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Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 23

With 309 more patients testing positive for Covid, the district tally rose to 11,905 on Wednesday. Of these 275 are from Jalandhar, while the rest are from other districts. Nine people also succumbed to the virus, after which the death toll reached 343.

Meanwhile in Kapurthala, four people died and 109 people tested positive for Covid on Wednesday. The deceased include a 52-year-old woman from Khassan village, near Bholath, who died at a private hospital in Jalandhar; a 58-year-old man from RCF, Kapurthala, who died at his home; a 41-year-old man from Thapar Colony, Phagwara, who died at the DMC Hospital in Ludhiana; and a 65-year-old man from Guru Arjan Dev Nagar in Kapurthala, who died at CMC, Ludhiana. So far, 128 people have died in Kapurthala.

8 succumb in Hoshiarpur

Eight persons died in Hoshiarpur district on Wednesday, taking the toll to 129. With 121 new cases, the number of Covid patients mounted to 4,013. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said the total number of samples taken in the district had reached 92,865. There are 814 active cases in the district. — OC

Jalandhar round-up

Samples collected 1,51,126
Negative 1,33,750
Positive 11,905
Active 2,107
Discharged 9,455
Deceased 343
Samples repeated 1,753
Home isolated 1,612

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