Six new +ve cases in Hoshiarpur

Six new +ve cases in Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur: The number of patients affected by the coronavirus has increased to 188 with six new positive cases being reported from the district. Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said all six patients were from the Mukerian subdivision. One of the patients, a 24-year-old youth, was from Jalandhar, while four are of a family from a village near Mukerian. These include a 59-year-old man, his 52-year-old wife, his 92-year-old father and a year-old child. A 65-year-old man from another village has been found positive. Dr Singh said 283 new samples of people with flu-like symptoms were collected on Wednesday. Total 13,361 samples have been taken so far in the district, of which 12,520 have been found negative, and reports of 638 are awaited, while 28 samples were declared invalid and six patients have already died.