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517 active Covid-19 +Ve cases in Ferozepur, 55 more reported in 24 hrs

Medical worker prepres Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine as Latvia begins vaccinations against the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), at the hospital in Ventspils, Latvia December 28, 2020. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins - RC2EWK91D323
Ferozepur, January 14

Amid the surge in Covid cases in the district, 55 new Covid-19 cases have been reported today and the health department has advised all to get vaccinated if not so far and those who have already taken the first dose, must go in for the second dose and for booster dose, after the recommended interval.

During the last week, 531 new positive cases have been reported while 20 have recovered.  The reports of 436 samples are still awaited.

Earlier, 3,37,791 samples were taken, out of which 15,044 were reported positive, 14,023 recovered, 3,22,311 negative and the reports of 436 samples are still awaited. Since the outbreak of Coronavirus in this part, the third wave has started and as of today, 517 are active positive cases with a total death tally to 504 in the district.