6 deaths, 325 more Covid cases surface in district

Highest spike since April 2 when 315 contracted deadly virus

6 deaths, 325 more Covid cases surface in district

A health worker inoculates a staff member against Covid at Yadavindra Public School in Patiala on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Rajesh Sachar

Tribune News Service

Patiala, April 7

In a highest single day spike since the Covid outbreak last year, Patiala district today reported 325 positive cases, thereby, sending the alarm bells ringing for the Health Department and residents.

Earlier, the highest single day count of 316 patients was reported on April 2 this year. With this development, the number of active cases in the district now stands at 2,480. Besides, the district reported six Covid deaths in the past 24 hours.

Of the 325 positive cases, only 20 were the contacts of the past positive patients, while 185 were reported afresh.

The Patiala Civil Surgeon, Dr Satinder Singh, said Patiala city had reported 184 positive cases, while Samana 27, Nabha 24, Kauli 23, Kallon Majra 18, Rajpura 13 and Bhadson 12. Besides, 10 persons tested Covid positive in Shutrana and seven each in Dhudhan Sadhan and Harapalpur, Dr Satinder Singh added.

“The district is about to reach the peak of the second wave. As vaccination is the only solution to curb the spread, we will be holding mega vaccination camps,” Dr Satinder Singh said.

Vaccination drive at YPS

Yadavindra Public School organised a vaccination drive against Covid- 19 on the campus here today. A team from Community Health Centre, Model Town, visited YPS School to vaccinate beneficiaries during the drive. More than 100 people, including YPS teachers, Class IV employees, their families and parents got vaccinated today on the school campus.

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