3 dead; 914 test positive in Ludhiana

3 dead; 914 test positive in Ludhiana

A woman gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 18

As many as 914 persons tested positive for Covid, while three persons lost their lives to the virus in the district today.

Those who lost their lives due to the disease were two men and a woman, belonging to Mundian Kalan, Maachiwara and Ferozepur Road.

A total of 99,001 persons have tested positive for the virus since March 2020, while 2,147 patients from the district have succumbed to the virus till now.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has dipped to 90.17 per cent. Today there were 7,584 active cases in the district and 7,433 patients were asked to isolate themselves at their homes by the Health Department.

At present there are 247 patients admitted to various private and government hospitals. Out of these 151 patients belong to Ludhiana, while 96 are from other districts.

Till date, a total of 30,89,658 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 29,77,607 were found negative.

Samples of 7,345 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

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