50-yr-old man dies, 678 test +ve in Ludhiana district

50-yr-old man dies, 678 test +ve in Ludhiana district

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

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 11

As many as 678 persons tested positive for Covid, while one patient lost his life to the disease in the district today. The deceased was a 50-year-old man from Dhandari and was admitted to Pancham Hospital.

Vet OPD services to be closed from Jan 17

  • The veterinary hospital of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University will close the OPD services from January 17.
  • The decision has been taken after over 50 interns, residents and clinicians have been tested positive in the past two-three days.
  • The information was shared by Dr SS Randhawa, director, Veterinary Clinics.
  • Till improvement in the present situation, examination of sick animals will be done by prior appointment only. Farmers and pet owners are advised to seek prior appointment on phone No 0161-2414011 in case of any emergency.

There are 91,417 positive cases in the district at present and 2,125 patients have lost their lives since the outbreak of pandemic in March 2020.

Those tested positive today include 68 healthcare workers and one undertrial.

Today the active cases jumped to 3,572 from 2,931 and 2,125 patients were asked to undergo home isolation by the Health Department.

At present there are 112 Covid patients admitted to various private and government hospitals in the district.

Samples of 5,947 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

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