82-yr-old woman dies, 2 fresh cases

82-yr-old woman dies, 2 fresh cases

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

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 14

Two persons tested positive for Covid, while one woman lost her life to the disease in the district today. The woman who lost her life was 82-year-old resident of Kadiana Kalan and admitted to Civil Hospital.

Girl dies of ‘dengue’

  • A 10-year-old girl from Ludhiana, who was admitted to the DMCH, is suspected to have died due to dengue.
  • With this, the total suspected dengue deaths from the district have gone to three.
  • The total number of dengue cases from the district on Thursday reached 383.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.57 per cent. Today 18 patients were asked to undergo home isolation, while there are 20 active cases in the district.

Till date a total of 26,02,315 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 25,03,064 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,565, while 11,686 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of patients who lost their lives to Covid is 2,104 from Ludhiana and 1,052 from other districts.

Samples of 6,867 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

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