Covid-19: Four fresh cases in Ludhiana district

Covid-19: Four fresh cases in Ludhiana district

Four persons tested positive for Covid, while no death due to the disease was reported in the district today.

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, December 7

Four persons tested positive for Covid, while no death due to the disease was reported in the district today.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.56 per cent and there are 27 active cases in the district at present. Twenty three patients were asked to undergo home isolation today.

A total of 10 patients — four from Ludhiana and six from other districts — are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals.

Till date, a total of 29,22,483 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 28,23,952 samples were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,685, while 11,746 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of patients who lost their lives to Covid is 2,111 from Ludhiana and 1,061 from other districts.

Samples of 4,540 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.

Int’l traveller from Ludhiana tests +ve

  • A 42-year-old resident of Haibowal Kalan, who had gone to Dubai for work, has tested positive upon reaching at the Kochi airport.
  • He has been quarantined at Kochi and his sample has been sent for genome sequencing.
  • A Health Department team on Tuesday visited his home and met the family members.

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