Virus snuffs out 65-year-old’s life, 63 fresh cases in Jalandhar district

63 patients discharged after recovery | Total count 1,345 & death toll 28

Virus snuffs out 65-year-old’s life, 63 fresh cases in Jalandhar district

As many as 63 patients were discharged on Tuesday and 32 completed their home isolation period in Jalandhar. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, July 14

The district reported the death of a 65-year-old woman from Model Town due to the Covid-19 disease on Tuesday. Besides, as many as 63 more persons have contracted the infection.

Bishop Franco Mulakkal was among those who were declared positive. The areas from where new cases were reported are Bhoor Mandi, Lamma Pind, Sahla Nagar (Malsian), Sanjay Gandhi Nagar, Rasta Mohalla, Tagore Nagar, Deol Nagar, New Jawahar Nagar, New Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Nagar, Hargobindpura, Rani Bagh, Reru Pind, Avtar Nagar, Mehsampur, Sanghowal, Akbarpur Khurd (Nakodar), Satkar Nagar, GTB Nagar, Golden Avenue, Dhand Mohalla, Preet Enclave, Surya Vihar, New Rattan Nagar, Ali Mohalla, Gopal Nagar and New Dashmesh Nagar.

A total of 63 more patients, including 19 from the Covid Care Centre in Government Meritorious School, nine from the local Civil Hospital, three from the IMA facility centre were discharged after recovery.

These patients were being treated at the Covid Care Centre and the Civil Hospital under the observation of dedicated teams of doctors and nursing staff led by Senior Medical Officers Kashmiri Lal and Jagdish Kumar. Three patients were undergoing treatment at the IMA centre in Shahkot.

Meanwhile, 32 patients completed their home quarantine period today. These patients were directly quarantined at homes under the supervision of the Health Department. Upon discharged, the patients lauded the services rendered by the doctors, nurses and health workers during the course of treatment in the Covid Care Centre and the Civil Hospital. They said at great personal risk, doctors and nursing staff used to come and check their health status during treatment.

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