With 171 cases, Jalandhar Covid tally crosses 17K mark

With 171 cases, Jalandhar Covid tally crosses 17K mark

Tribune News Service
Jalandhar, November 23

With 171 people testing positive for the virus on Monday, the total number of Covid cases in the district reached 17,071.

The district reported two more Covid-19 fatalities on Monday, taking the death toll to 535.

As many as 15,517 patients have been discharged in the district until now. The active cases in district are 1,019, while 648 persons are under home isolation in Jalandhar currently. Meanwhile in Kapurthala, four persons tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday.

2 succumb to virus, 31 test positive in Hoshiarpur

With the arrival of 31 new positive patients in Hoshiarpur district, out of the reports of 1,277 samples received on Monday, the number of positive patients has increased to 6,796, while with two more deaths, the toll reached 244.

Civil Surgeon Dr Jasvir Singh told the mediapersons that as many as 1,119 new samples of persons with suspected flu-like symptoms were taken on Monday taking the total number of samples taken till date to 1,85,690.

According to reports received from the lab, 1,79,132 were negative, while 1,021 reports were still awaited and 133 were invalid.

The number of active cases is 190, while the number of patients who have recovered is 6,362. Of today’s 31 positive cases, the city Hoshiarpur has 12 patients, while the rest of them are from various health blocks of the district.

Samples collected 3,52,821
Negative 3,19,514
Positive 17,071
Active cases 1,019
Discharged 15,517
Death toll 535
Samples inappropriate 3,010
Result awaited 325

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