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Three more deaths in Amritsar; toll 67 in Punjab

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, June 13

With four more Covid-19 deaths, including three in Amritsar, the total count of such casualties reached 67 in the state today.

Three septuagenarians from Amritsar lost their lives today taking the total death toll in the district to 19.

Meanwhile, the district has also crossed the 600-mark with nine new cases today after which the total count is 601 now.

The deceased include 75-year-old Kamlesh of Jattanwali Gali in the Lahori Gate area, 72-year-old Kawal Thakur of E Block, Ranjit Avenue, and 73-year-old Kamal Kishore of Chitta Katra.

The report of a 55-year-old police official of the rank of ASI, who died at an Amritsar hospital last night, came positive today.

The body was cremated at his native Mughalwal village in Tarn Taran today.

He was admitted at the local Civil Hospital on June 11 as a suspected pneumonia case and was referred to the Amritsar hospital where he breathed his last on Friday.

With a total of 77 new patients, the number of cases in the state has reached 3,063.

Among districts, 26 cases were reported from Ludhiana, 11 from SAS Nagar, nine from Amritsar, six from Pathankot, five each from SBS Nagar, Jalandhar, four from Tarn Taran, three from Sangrur, two from Barnala, one each from Ropar, Ferozepur, Bathinda and Fatehgarh Sahib.

from The Tribune

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