Virus snuffs out 5 lives in Jalandhar, 123 test +ve

Virus snuffs out 5 lives in Jalandhar, 123 test +ve

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, September 30

The district on Wednesday recorded 123 new Covid positive cases, while five people lost their battle to the virus. The count of infected people with the virus has reached 12,920 and death toll has reached 390.

The infected people were from Basti Bawa Khel, Ladowali road, Model Town, Shastri Nagar, Janta Colony and other areas.

District round-up

  • Samples collected 1,76,547
  • Negative 1,55,025
  • Positive 12,920
  • Active cases 1,466
  • Discharged 11,046
  • Deaths 390

Six succumb to virus, 23 test +ve in Hoshiarpur

Of the 1,729 reports received in Hoshiarpur district on Wednesday, 23 people tested positive for Covid-19, taking the total number of positive patients to 4,460. Six patients succumbed to the virus, taking the death toll to 157.

With 1,637 new samples of people with suspected flu-like symptoms, the total number of samples taken so far has reached 1,04,996, as per the reports received from the lab, and 99,399 of these were negative, while 1,559 reports were awaited and 127 were invalid. The number of active cases is 588 and 3,722 have recovered from the disease so far.

Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh said of the 23 new positive cases, 16 cases belonged to Hoshiarpur city, while seven cases were related to other health blocks. Six deaths in the district include that of 64-year-old woman of Baintani village, who died at MH Jalandhar; a 37-year-old resident of Makhsoospur, who died at a private hospital in SBS Nagar, an 84-year-old women of Bhunga, who died while on way to the hospital; a 65-year-old Meghowal resident, who died at his home; a 71-year-old patient of Mahilpur, who died at a private hospital in Hoshiarpur and an 81-year-old resident of Ransota village, who died at his home.

20 test +ve in Nawanshahr

With 20 new cases reported on Wednesday in Nawanshahr district, the tally of Covid cases has reached 1,612. From Balachaur block, total eight cases were reported, five were from Muzaffarpur, three from Sujjon block, two from Mukandpur and one positive case was reported from Urban Banga and urban Nawanshahr each.

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