1 Covid death; 46 positive in Ludhiana

1 Covid death; 46 positive in Ludhiana

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 20

Fortysix persons tested positive for Covid, while one lost her life here today.

The total confirmed cases in Ludhiana district reached 19,747, while the death toll mounted to 821. Today, 17 persons were on ventilator support.

The person who lost her life was a 60-year-old woman from Kulewal Samrala village and had been admitted to the RHP Hospital. She did not have any co-morbidity.

Those who tested positive included 22 persons referred from flu corners and six contacts of positive people. Seven people were still being traced.

Civil Surgeon Dr Rajesh Bagga said there were 269 active patients in the district at present. He said 46 patients had tested positive in the past 24 hours.

He added that till date, a total of 3,58,658 samples had been taken, out of which reports of 3,56,293 samples had been received. Of these, 3,31,816 samples were found negative, while reports of 2,365 samples were pending. He said now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana was 19,747, while 18,654 patients had recovered.

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