Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, June 8
As many as 115 persons tested positive for Covid, while six persons lost their lives to the virus in the district today. Now, total of 85,704 persons have tested positive for the virus, while 2,041 have lost their lives so far since March 2020. As many as 2,110 patients of Covid were active in the district.
Those who tested positive included a pregnant woman, healthcare worker and cop, while 23 patients are still untraceable.
Three women and three men, belonging to Shimlapuri, Haibowal Kalan, Jodhan, Sekha village, Ghungrali village and Rattan Kheri village lost their lives.
As many as 1,673 patients were in home isolation, 73 admitted to government hospitals and 254 admitted to private hospitals, while 32 were on ventilator support.
As many as 9,203 persons were vaccinated against Covid on Tuesday. There will be 13 session sites for first and second dose of Covaxin (for 45 and above age group), while there will be no Covishield session site tomorrow.
The DMCH had returned 930 doses of Covaxin, which were brought from the state government. Seventy doses have been used by the hospital which will be returned after the hospital receives its supply from the company. After a controversy raged, the Punjab Government had issued an order on June 4 withdrawing its earlier decision of providing limited Covid-19 vaccine doses to 18-44 years age group through private hospitals.
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