7 test positive in Ludhiana district

7 test positive in Ludhiana district

A man gets his Covid test done in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, August 4

Seven fresh cases of Covid-19 were confirmed in the district on Wednesday. Of them, three patients had influenza like illness.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said there were 51 active patients in the district at present. A total of eight patients — seven from Ludhiana district and one from other district or state —tested positive in the last 24 hours.

He said till date, a total of 20,31,377 samples have been taken and reports of all the samples have been received. As many as 19,32,447 samples were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,316, while 11,614 patients belong to other districts or states.

The Deputy Commissioner said the total number of persons who lost their lives is 2,093 from Ludhiana and 1,047 from other districts.

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