105 +ve; no death in Ludhiana

105 +ve; no death in Ludhiana

A senior citizen gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana on Friday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, March 5

A total of 105 persons tested positive, while no death was reported due to Covid in the district today. The confirmed cases till date have now gone to 27,578, while 1,034 have lost their lives to the virus so far.

Today’s positive cases also included four teachers and seven students and two healthcare workers.

Three teachers who tested positive today belong to Jain School, Jamalpur, and one teacher belonged to Government High School, Kot Mangal Singh. In addition, one student from GSSS Multipurpose School, one from Sacred Heart BRS Nagar, three from SKS College Sarabha and two from GSSS Smart School Halwara were in the positive list.

A staff nurse from the DMCH and one multi-purpose healthcare worker from the CHC Dehlon also tested positive. Today, there were 712 active cases, while 184 were quarantined today. The total number of samples collected so far are 6,84,099, while the reports of 1,873 are awaited.

Jab information

For the convenience of the public, Covid vaccination will be done on Sunday at the Dumra auditorium and the main reception area of the Hero DMC Heart institute.

An official Prem Kumar Gupta said the Central Government had taken the initiative of conducting the vaccination drive on Sunday for those who can not avail the facility of getting themselves vaccinated against on normal weekdays.

Instructions for public

  • People are advised to bring an identity document (original copy) at the venue, which can be PAN card/ passport/voter card/state or national driving licence/ bank passbook.
  • People should also carry their Aadhaar Card and the registered mobile phone to verify vaccination in CoWIN portal.
  • People who are above 45+ age need to bring medical certificate of comorbidities along with them.

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