Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, September 12
Nine persons tested positive for Covid while no death was reported in the district today. The recovery rate has reached 97.57 per cent.
There were 27 active patients in the district. Seventeen persons were put under home isolation while one patient of Covid was admitted to the hospital.
A total of 23,78,732 samples have been collected to date, of which 22,79,558 tested negative. Of the case tally of the district, the number of Covid patients belonging to Ludhiana district is 87,506 while 11,668 patients were from other districts/states.
The number of persons who lost their lives due to Covid in the district is 2,098. As many as 1,049 patients who died of Covid in Ludhiana were from other districts of the state.
Whenever the District Administration and the Health Department come to know about suspected Covid patients, their samples are immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 7,830 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to the residents to adhere to all safety protocols such as wearing masks, maintaining social distance and washing hands frequently.
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