56-yr-old woman dies, 3 test positive in Ludhiana

56-yr-old woman dies, 3 test positive in Ludhiana

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 25

Three persons tested positive for Covid and one woman lost her life to the disease in the district today. The deceased was a 56-year-old resident of Shivpuri and admitted to the CMCH.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.57 per cent and there are 26 active patients in the district at present. A total of six patients — two from Ludhiana and four from other districts —are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals.

Till date, a total of 26,76,172 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 25,76,877 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,595, while 11,700 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of patients who lost their lives to the disease is 2,106 from Ludhiana and 1,053 from other districts.

Samples of 5,173 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to the residents to adhere to all safety protocols, like wearing masks, maintaining social distance and washing hands frequently, of the Punjab Government to not only save themselves but also keep everyone around safe.

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