Elderly COVID patient dies in Jalandhar; Health department on high alert

The Health Department is on high-alert regarding the JN.1 variant in all the states and an advisory has been issued

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In Jalandhar, Punjab, a female (60) patient has died due to COVID infection. This is the first reported COVID death in Jalandhar after about 8 months. According to reports, the deceased woman was also diabetic. She was from Sherpur village in Hoshiarpur and had come to Jalandhar Civil Hospital for treatment. The woman reportedly had high fever and was having trouble breathing. When the woman reached Jalandhar Civil Hospital for treatment, a COVID test was done in which she was found positive.


According to the information received, the last rites of the deceased woman will be performed in accordance with the COVID protocol. At the same time, a 46-year-old man has also been confirmed corona positive in Jalandhar. He has been instructed to be isolated at home. Jalandhar Civil Surgeon said that preparations have been made for the COVID patients in the Jalandhar Civil Hospital. Where an isolation ward of four beds has also been made.


The health department is on alert regarding the JN.1 variant in the state. Various guidelines have been issued to government hospitals in all the districts of the state. The Health Department has made it mandatory for people to wear masks in crowded places. People have been advised not to go to crowded places. It is mandatory for doctors, paramedical and other health workers to wear masks in hospitals.


Contact a doctor immediately in case of cough or difficulty in breathing

If someone is found feeling unwell and experiencing fever, coughand difficulty in breathing, it is advised to consult a doctor. It is compulsory to wear a mask to cover the mouth and nose when going to the doctor. Get tested for the doctor's advice and avoid touching eyes, nose and mouth with the hands. Do not spit in public places. Contact the medical helpline number 106 for any kind of medical advice.