50-yr-old woman dies, 6 test +ve for Covid in Ludhiana district

50-yr-old woman dies, 6 test +ve for Covid in Ludhiana district

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 11

Six persons tested positive for Covid and one patient died due to the disease in the district today. The deceased was a 50-year-old woman from Jagraon and was admitted to the DMCH.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.57 per cent and there are 24 active cases in the district at present. Twenty patients were asked to undergo home isolation today.

Doctor dies of ‘dengue’, 29 fresh cases

  • On Thursday, 29 new cases of dengue and one suspected death due to the disease were reported in the district. A woman dengue patient, doctor by profession, who had been admitted to the DMCH, lost her life. The Health Department is yet to confirm the death.
  • Now, the total number of dengue deaths have gone to 1,514. The areas from where dengue cases were reported on Thursday include Sunet, Moti Nagar, Giaspura, Focal Point, Model Gram, Durgapuri, New Shakti Nagar, Thakur Colony and Aggar Nagar.

A total of eight patients — four from Ludhiana and four from other districts —are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals.

A total of 27,88,233 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 26,88,884 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,634, while 11,715 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of patients who lost their lives to Covid is 2,108 from Ludhiana and 1,054 from other districts.

Samples of 7,382 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

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