Covid: 3 succumb; 57 +ve in Ludhiana

Covid: 3 succumb; 57 +ve in Ludhiana

A man gives his sample for Covid testing. Tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 9

Fiftyseven persons tested positive, while three lost their lives to Covid in the district today.

Now, the total positive people in the district stand at 25,069, while 972 people have lost their lives since March when the first death was reported in the district. At present, there are 312 active patients in the district, while 937 are active home quarantined. Today 48 people were home quarantined

The three who lost their lives were all males aged between 50 and 86 and belonged to Sarabha Nagar, Jammu Colony and Aalamgir village. Two were chronic kidney patients, while one was a heart patient.

Those who tested positive today included five health care workers, while the tracing of five persons who tested positive is going on.

The reports of 1,587 samples are pending, while 23,782 patients have recovered till date.

Covid ambulance discontinued

As coronavirus cases are seeing a dip in the district, the Covid ambulance has been discontinued. In addition, now only two mobile teams of health workers will be doing Covid duty, while earlier there were six teams. If need arises, the ambulance can be called back and more staff can also be deployed.

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