Jalandhar, August 02, 2020: As many as 48 more persons infected with Covid-19 were discharged today after recovery and now the tally of those recovered in the district is 1781.
The 48 discharged patients include 11 from Civil Hospital, 29 from Covid Care Centre, seven from Military Hospital and one from a private hospital.
Now the district has now 713 active cases and 61 fatalities.
The recovered patients walked out of the hospitals and Covid Care Centre thanking doctors and medical staff for taking care of them.
They also appreciated the state government led by the Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for ensuring sufficient arrangements for quality treatment to them.
Deputy Commissioner Mr Ghanshyam Thori said despite the surge in the cases, the district administration is making dedicated efforts for early detection and isolation through aggressive testing and efficient clinical management.
He said that one must contact the doctor immediately at the first sign of illness. He said that major emphasis is laid to save each and every life from the infections.
He said that wearing of marks can reduce the risk of being getting affected from contagion and appealed the people to mandatory wear masks while venturing out to halt the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic