Jalandhar, August 21
On Friday, 178 Covid positive cases and six deaths were reported in the district. With six deaths, the toll has touched 122 in Jalandhar. Out of six deaths, two patients were 38-year-old and 24-year-old. The third victim was a 48-year-old resident of Bagh Karan Baksh, who died at Gulab Devi Hospital. He had hypertension.
Three persons who died at the Jalandhar Civil Hospital included a 68-year-old resident of Shiv Nagar, who had hypertension, a 24- year-old resident of Baldev Nagar, who had hepatitis C, and a 38-year-old resident of Bhatnura, who had diabetes.
Positive cases were reported from Kazi Mohalla, Mitapur, Boparai, Tower Enclave, Phillaur, Baba Budha Enclave, Guru Nanak Nagar, Nurmahal and Lajpat Nagar, among other areas. Sixty-six cases of Covid were also reported from Kapurthala, which included the SSP. — TNS