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Highest single day spike in Amritsar, 3 deaths

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Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, June 12

Amritsar continued to give state the jitters with as many as 63 Covid cases coming to the fore today, the highest single day spike so far. Besides, three patients succumbed to the disease in the district.

A patient, identified as Naresh Kumar (70) of Dhab Khatikan in Amritsar, was admitted to a local hospital in a critical condition and was on ventilator support. The medical staff said he suffered a cardiac arrest today and could not be revived. He was suffering from co-morbidities like hypertension with psychiatric illness. Besides, two other patients from the district died of the disease.

Among the positive cases in Amritsar, two have no contact or travel history, 19 are contacts of already positive cases and 31 had influenza-like symptoms.

Another death was reported from Jalandhar. The patient died in a hospital in Ludhiana. The 67-year-old woman was admitted to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, on June 5. She was Covid positive and had co-morbid conditions. Her test had come positive on June 6 and she was on ventilator support since then. She was a heart patient and a diabetic.

Dr Ashwani Chaudhary, Medical Superintendent, DMCH, said the patient was admitted to the hospital due to other health complications and when her Covid test was done, she turned positive.

Besides, 12 more cases were reported from Ludhiana. The new patients include a 24-year-old woman and a five-year-old child, both contacts of a positive patient from Gill Road. Besides, two teenage sisters from Prem Nagar, Islamganj, have also tested positive.

In Jalandhar, three more persons tested positive, taking the number of cases in the district to 319. The new patients included a 31-year-old man from the Industrial Area, currently admitted to an IMA facility, and two another men, aged 53 and 33, both contacts of a previously positive patient.

Meanwhile, 23 patients recovered from the disease. Four each were cured in Jalandhar, Patiala, SAS Nagar and Pathankot, two in Gurdaspur and one each in Sangrur, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Muktsar and Fazilka. None of the patients tested positive today were put on ventilator support or admitted to the ICU.

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