82-yr-old woman dies of Covid in Ludhiana

82-yr-old woman dies of Covid in Ludhiana

A woman gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana on Thursday. Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 23

A woman lost her life to Covid, while none was tested positive for the disease in the district today. The woman who lost her life was 82 years’ old and admitted to Christian Medical College and Hospital.

There are 23 active patients in the district at present. Today 19 patients were sent for home isolation and three admitted to hospitals for Covid treatment.

Till date, a total of 24,64,882 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 23,65,673 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,533, while 11,676 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of patients who lost their lives to the disease is 2,101 from Ludhiana and 1,049 from other districts.

Samples of 8,525 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.

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