Patiala district continues to see Covid deaths, cases dip

193 cases, five fatalities reported in 24 hours

Patiala district continues to see Covid deaths, cases dip

Though the district today recorded a sharp decline in daily cases, deaths due to Covid continued to rise. The district reported 193 positive cases and five deaths over the past 24 hours.

Tribune News Service

Patiala, January 25

Though the district today recorded a sharp decline in daily cases, deaths due to Covid continued to rise. The district reported 193 positive cases and five deaths over the past 24 hours.

Now, the district death count stands at 1,428, since the pandemic broke out in 2020. Data reveals that around 65 people have succumbed to Covid in January.

Of five deaths reported today, three patients were unvaccinated. Health officials said all five patients had comorbidities. Of the 193 positive cases, Patiala City alone reported 93 cases, while Rajpura logged 25 cases, Bhadson 16, Kauli 16, Nabha12, Kallon Majra eight and Dudhan Sadhan reported five cases, said Civil Surgeon Prince Sodhi.

Meanwhile, the Health Department administered 15, 942 doses. The officials concerned said around 19.87 lakh doses had been administered in the district. Around 12.21 lakh beneficiaries, out of the targeted population of 14.98 lakh, have received their first dose, while 7.5 lakh beneficiaries are fully vaccinated.

Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Hans said, “We have been making our best efforts to boost vaccination in the district. Staff of some of the centres, which are not performing well, have been directed to pull up their socks.”

93 cases from Patiala city

Of the 193 positive cases, Patiala City alone reported 93 cases, while Rajpura logged 25 cases, Bhadson 16, Kauli 16, Nabha12, Kallon Majra eight and Dudhan Sadhan reported five cases, said Civil Surgeon Prince Sodhi.

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