Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, March 8
Ninetytwo persons tested positive for Covid and two patients lost their lives to Covid in the district today. Total positive cases from Ludhiana have reached 27,924 while 1,038 have lost their lives to the virus so far.
Those who tested positive today included two healthcare workers, a policeman, one pre-operative case, four teachers and three students.
Four teachers who tested positive today belong to GNA College, GTB Hospital and College, Sargodha School Fatehgarh and GSSS, Phillaur. The students belonged to GADVASU, Nursing College, Kular, and SKS College, Sarabha.
Now, there are 776 active cases in the district while 192 people were home quarantined today. Till now, 6,95,768 samples have been collected and reports of 3,501 are awaited.
Today, a 60-year-old woman and 70-year-old man lost their lives. They belonged to Samrala and Khud Mohalla, respectively. The woman was asthmatic.
Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to residents to adhere to all safety protocols.
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