Covid-19: Jalandhar district reports 72 cases, 1 death

Covid-19: Jalandhar district reports 72 cases, 1 death

With 72 fresh Covid cases reported today, the district tally increased to 62,350 cases. Of these, three cases are from other districts. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, June 18

With 72 fresh Covid cases reported today, the district tally increased to 62,350 cases. Of these, three cases are from other districts. Also, one death has been reported today. With this, the toll in the district has gone up to 1,454. As many as 60,100 persons have recovered from Covid in the district while the number of active cases in Jalandhar is 796.

2 die in Kapurthala

Kapurthala district today reported 22 fresh cases, with which the tally has gone up to 17,425. Also, two persons — a 50-year-old woman of Dariwal village in Kapurthala city and a 65-year-old man of Saiflabad village — died of Covid in the district today. The toll in Kapurthala has now reached 527.

5 fresh cases in Nawanshahr

Nawanshahr district reported five fresh Covid cases and no death on Friday. Urban Banga, Urban Nawanshahr, Urban Rahon, Balachahur and Saroya block did not report any case. The number of active cases in the district now is 116, out of which 92 are under home isolation.

Notably, since June 3 to date, the number of Covid positive cases is under 20 and even the recovery rate is nearly 96 per cent in the district. The district tally is 11,337 and the toll is 349. As many as 14 patients are admitted in L-II Covid Care facility unit and four in L-III Covid Care facility unit.

Hoshiarpur sees 3 deaths

After the report of 3,269 samples of suspected Covid cases was received today, 43 persons were found positive. The district health authorities also reported three deaths. As many as 3,169 fresh samples were also collected today. The positivity rate in the district remained at 1.41 per cent.

The district now has 460 active cases after the discharge of 52 patients. Nearly 43 L-II beds and three L-III beds are occupied in the district while the remaining patients are under home isolation or in hospitals of other districts. The district tally as of now is 30,161 and toll is 955.

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