Covid19: Two succumb, 34 positive in Ludhiana

Covid19: Two succumb, 34 positive in Ludhiana

A person gives sample for Covid test in Ludhiana. Inderjeet verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 22

Today 34 persons tested positive, while two persons lost their lives to the virus in the district. Now total positive cases have reached 86,691, while 2,079 persons have lost their lives to the virus.

Today there were 538 active cases in the district. The recovery rate was 96.98 per cent and case fatality rate 2.40 per cent.

A 44-year-old woman from Amarpura and 68-year-old man from Bhairomuna village lost their lives to the virus.

As many as 27 Covid patients were admitted to Government hospitals and 71 to private hospitals, while 17 patients were on ventilator support and 408 in home isolation. Today 10,748 samples were collected and from yesterday’s samples, report of 81 samples is pending.

Civil Surgeon Dr Kiran Gill said a considerable decline has been seen in Covid cases which is a relief for everybody but that does not mean people should adopt a careless approach towards the disease.

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