Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, January 20
With 18 more people testing positive for Covid-19, the tally reached 20,407 in the district on Wednesday.
The death toll remained at 662. There are 204 active cases in the district. So far, as many as 19,541 persons have been discharged, while 126 persons were under home isolation in Jalandhar.
Meanwhile, Kapurthala district saw 12 persons testing positive for Covid on Wednesday.
Two positive in Hoshiarpur, no death reported
Two people tested positive for Covid-19 in Hoshiarpur, taking the count to 7,952. Meanwhile, no death was reported on Wednesday, and the toll remained at 328. Civil Surgeon Dr Ranjit Singh said with the receipt of 821 new samples from people with suspected flu-like symptoms, the number of samples taken in the district till date has reached 2,65,743. According to the reports received from the lab, 2,56,472 samples were negative, while 2,971 report are still awaited and 184 were invalid. The number of active cases is 40, while the number of patients who have recovered is 7,584. Of today’s two positive patients, one is from Hoshiarpur city and the other patient belongs to another health block of the district.
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