Death from corona after 114 days in Amritsar: 13 positives including a doctor were found in 1271 samples, infection rate of 3.08%

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The pace of corona has started increasing in Punjab. There has been a corona death report in Amritsar district after 114 days of the third wave. The positivity rate has also been recorded higher than the average. Since then, the Health Department has issued orders to all hospitals to be alert once again.

While only 4 positive patients were reported in Amritsar on Monday, 6 patients were reported on Tuesday. On Wednesday, this count doubled to 13. There were doctors among the patients. At present, none of the active patients has reached the hospital, but the health department has asked all hospitals to be on alert after a death reported on Wednesday.

Death report after third wave

According to information received from the Health Department, the last death in the third wave was reported on 28 February 2022. After which the number of patients also decreased and the count of most of the new patients remained zero, but suddenly on Wednesday there was a death report from Corona.

12 patients under observation

After 13 patients tested positive on Wednesday, the number of active cases in the city has gone up to 33. At present, all the patients have been isolated at home, but 12 of these patients have been kept under observation due to their old age. The health department can ask to shift them to hospitals at any time.

positivity rate increased by 0.05%

From 26 December 2021 to 22 June 2022, the city’s positivity rate (PR) was recorded at 3.03%, but after 13 positive patients were reported on Wednesday, the positivity rate has also increased. This PR has now increased to 3.08%, which is a matter of concern.

corona situation in amritsar

The total number of positive patients in Amritsar has increased to 59527, while no patient was cured on Wednesday. At present there are 33 active cases in the city. At the same time, one patient’s death was also recorded in the last 24 hours. After which the number of people who died of corona in the city has gone up to 1683.

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