With four fresh cases, count touches 200 in Hoshiarpur

With four fresh cases, count touches 200 in Hoshiarpur

Hoshiarpur, July 12

The district reported four fresh cases on Sunday. Civil Surgeon Jasvir Singh said two Covid-19 positive persons belonged to Bhogpur in Jalandhar district. Of them, one is 30-year-old man and the other is a 5-year-old child. Their samples were taken at the Tanda health centre on July 10.

Besides, the report of a 48-year-old person of Seehwan village under the Health Centre, Posi, in Garhshankar subdivision, came out positive. He had come from Andhra Pradesh. And a 29-year-old woman of Kalota village in Mukerian subdivision, was found positive in Gurdaspur.

The Civil Surgeon said samples of 137 persons with flu-like symptoms were taken. Out of the 17,342 samples taken so far, reports of 16,528 had come out negative and reports of 601 were awaited. He said the results of 30 samples were invalid. The number of positive cases has increased to 200, of which 12 are active cases.

DC Apneet Riyait said the Covid-19 disease could be vanquished only by adopting precautions and spreading awareness among others under the Mission Fateh. “Till now, 181 patients have recovered and been discharged. It should be ensured that the instructions given by the Punjab Government are followed strictly to make Punjab a Covid-free state,” said the DC. — OC