Virus claims 3 more lives, Jalandhar toll 55

101 cases on Friday take tally to 2,327; journalist, bizman among new cases

Virus claims 3 more lives, Jalandhar toll 55

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, July 31

In the past 24 hours, the district reported three deaths and 101 cases that took the numbers of Covid cases and deaths to 55 and 2,327, respectively. A 70-year-old resident of Model House, 66-year-old resident of Attari Bazaar and a 55-year-old man from Paddi Jagir village succumbed to the disease. Both the 70-year-old and 55-year-old patients had diabetes. The 66-year-old deceased suffered from a heart-related ailment and hypertension.

A photo journalist and a businessman were among the 101 new cases that were reported from Shaheed Udham Singh Nagar, Noormahal Road, Gopal Nagar, Preet Nagar, Basti Bawa Khel, New Gujral Nagar, New Sodhal Nagar, Sanjay Gandhi Nagar, Gujja Peer, Tagore Nagar, Basti Gujan, Basti Danishmandan, Basti Sheikh, Sangat Nagar, Jaswant Nagar and Kabir Nagar Avtar Nagar, among others.

Meanwhile, Kapurthala reported three more Covid cases on Friday. A 57-year-old resident of Urban Estate, Pahgwara, 39-year-old woman of Mehli Gate and a 66-year-old resident of Saidowal, Kapurthala, tested positive.

11 cases in Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur: Of 558 Covid reports received by the district administration on Friday, 11 returned positive which took the number of cases to 551. A-95-year old woman of Shahpur village succumbed to the disease at Government Medical College, Patiala. — OC

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