Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, June 16
A total of 65 fresh Covid cases were reported from the district with two deaths today. After the discharge and completion of quarantine period of 114 patients, the district now has 876 active cases. The positivity rate in the district now is 1.18 per cent.
The areas from where Covid infections are still being reported include Madhuban Colony near Basti Bawa Khel, Kabir Nagar and Patti Kamalpur village. A total of 17 patients are under treatment for black fungus in the district. The total number of Covid cases reported in the district so far is 62,200 with a total death toll of 1,450.
Positivity rate in K’thala 0.37%
The health authorities today reported only eight fresh Covid cases and two deaths. It has been after a long time that the number of infections in the district has fallen to a single digit. The positivity rate in the district is 0.37 per cent. There are still 304 active cases in the district and the total number of persons who had contracted Covid in the district is 17,384 so far and 519 had succumbed to the disease. A total of 46 patients got discharged today.
14 cases in Nawanshahr
Nawanshahr district recorded 14 fresh Covid cases on Wednesday. With this, the infection tally has increased to 11,359 in the district. No death was reported today. At present, the district has 136 active cases and 112 patients are under home isolation. The number of persons who have recovered is 10,840 with a recovery percentage of 95.76 per cent. Urban Banga, did not report any fresh case. As many as 15 patients are admitted in L-II Covid care facility unit and five are in L-III Covid care facility.
No fatality in Hoshiarpur
It is for the first time after March 7 this year that no Covid death was reported in Hoshiarpur district. With 57 fresh cases reported today, the total number of Covid patients in the district has increased to 30,054.
The total number of samples taken so far in the district is 6,23,158, out of which 5,92,615 were negative, while report of 3,654 is pending and 623 are invalid.
A total of 3,236 fresh samples of persons with suspected flu-like symptoms were taken today. The number of active cases in the district is 493 and 28,611 patients have recovered.
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