4 more infected in Ludhiana district

4 more infected in Ludhiana district

A man gives sample for Covid test in Ludhiana. Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, August 1

Four persons have tested positive for Covid while no death was reported in the district today. Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.55 per cent.

At present, there are 49 active patients in the district. A total of 85,156 patients have recovered so far.

Today, a total of four patients have tested positive in the past 24 hours and no person from other districts has tested positive today.

Till date, a total of 20,09,204 samples have been taken, the reports of which have been received. Of these, 19,10,292 samples were found negative. Now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 87,302 while 11,610 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives include 2,093 persons from Ludhiana and 1,047 from other districts.

Today, six Covid patients were admitted to hospitals while two were on ventilator support and 41 persons were sent for home isolation.

On Sunday, 8,562 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing and their results are expected shortly.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma asked people to continue to observe Covid-19 appropriate behaviour, including wearing masks, maintaining social distancing and hand hygiene, otherwise lax attitude will certainly invite the third wave of the pandemic.

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