Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, June 13
A day after less than 100 Covid cases were reported in the district, today again cases crossed the hundred mark. Today, 112 persons from the district tested positive and three people lost their lives to the virus. The case fatality rate on Sunday was 2.39 per cent and recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 95.97 per cent.
Those who tested positive today included an undertrial and 14 others referred from various OPDs while 31 are still being traced by the department.
The deceased were two women, aged 62 and 64 years, and a 79-year-old man belonging to Sudhar, Shamgarh and Saya Kalan villages, respectively.
Today, 51 patients were admitted to government hospitals and 153 to private hospitals and 26 were on ventilator support.
Till date, a total of 15,36,493 samples have been taken, of which reports of 15,36,305 have been received. Of these, 14,38,704 samples were found negative while reports of 188 were pending. The total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 86,265 while 11,336 patients were from other districts or states.
Whenever the district administration or the Health Department, Ludhiana, gets information about any positive or suspected Covid patient, their samples are immediately sent for testing. As many as 11,541 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
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