Covid-19: No new case, death in Ludhiana district

Covid-19: No new case, death in Ludhiana district

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

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 28

No Covid case and no death due to the disease were reported in the district today.

There are 20 active patients in the district at present. The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.58 per cent. Nineteen patients were sent for home isolation today and one patient was admitted to hospital for Covid treatment.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said under the Mission Fateh of the Punjab Government, the number of Covid-19 patients getting cured in the district is increasing with each passing day. He said there are 20 active patients in the district at present.

Today one person from other state/district tested positive for Covid here.

Till date, a total of 24,96,349 samples have been taken, of which 23,97,134 samples were found negative. Now the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,538, while 11,677 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives to Covid is 2,101 from Ludhiana and 1,051 from other districts.

Whenever the district administration and Health Department finds out about any positive or suspected Covid-19 patient, their samples are immediately sent for testing. Samples of 5,185 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 frequently of the Punjab Government to not only save themselves from Covid, but also keep everyone around safe.

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