67 BSF men in Hoshiarpur, 16 in Amritsar test positive - ECAS Punjab

67 BSF men in Hoshiarpur, 16 in Amritsar test positive

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Chandigarh, July 21

Hoshiarpur district today witnessed a big spike with 80 new Covid-19 cases. As many as 67 of them are personnel from the BSF Sub-Training Centre, Kharkan Camp, and the remaining 13 are from Garhshankar. These cases were not included in the state media bulletin, according to which, 381 fresh cases and two deaths were reported in the state.

The total number of Covid-19 cases has reached 10,889. With two deaths in the last 24 hours, the state count of casualties has reached 263. One death each was reported from Ludhiana and Patiala.

In Ludhiana, a 53-year-old woman lost her life and 63 more tested positive for Covid. Among those who tested positive in the district included two doctors. In Amritsar, 56 more tested positive for Covid-19. The new patients included a senior official of the Health Department and 16 BSF jawans of the 88 Battalion posted at Khasa. Punjab Agricultural University has been closed till July 24 after a senior assistant tested positive. — TNS

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