Dip in daily Covid cases continues in Ludhiana district

Dip in daily Covid cases continues in Ludhiana district

A woman gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana on Monday. Photo: Inderjeet verma

Tribune News Service

Nitin Jain

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, June 7

The constant decline in daily Covid cases in Ludhiana district continued today as well when the 24-hour infection tally touched a three-month low of 135, further cementing the signs of gradual retreat and plateauing of the impact of the devastating second virus wave.

The count of daily cases recorded today was lowest after 133 daily infections were reported in the district on March 12. Since then, the 24-hour tally of Covid patients had been on a constant rise and touched a peak of 1,729 on May 9, which was the highest mark registered in any district of Punjab on a single day so far.

The reverse trend of decline in the daily virus cases began from May 10 when 1,470 infections were reported in the district.

Earlier, the 24-hour coronavirus patient count kept on rising constantly since March 13 when 180 cases were recorded here. From 197 on March 14, the daily cases increased to 226 on March 15; 245 on March 16; 233 on March 17; 237 on March 18; 292 on March 19; 329 on March 20; 330 on March 21; 341 on March 22; 364 on March 23; 311 on March 24; 340 on March 25; 395 on March 26; and 497 on March 27.

The count started dropping from 437 on March 28 to 343 on March 29, 329 on March 30 and 328 on March 31.

The rising trend once again began from the first day of April when 376 daily Covid patients were reported here. It kept rising from 369 on April 2; 382 on April 3; 446 on April 4; 390 on April 5; 401 on April 6; 415 on April 7; 425 on April 8; 438 on April 9; 389 on April 10; 530 on April 11; 523 on April 12; 480 on April 13; 489 on April 14; 482 on April 15; 598 on April 16; 835 on April 17; 685 on April 18; 758 on April 19; 778 on April 20; 879 on April 21; 880 on April 22; 995 on April 23; 861 on April 24 and touched the four-digit mark on April 25 when 1,389 cases were logged.

However, infections dipped to 753 on April 26 before once again shooting up to 1,136 on April 27; falling to 952 on April 28; rising to 1,350 on April 29; and down to 792 on April 30.

The month of May played a mayhem with the daily case tally reaching 1,600 on May 1; 1,404 on May 2; 1,198 on May 3; 1,347 on May 4; 1,186 on May 5; 1,257 on May 6; 1,465 on May 7; 1,223 on May 8; 1,729 on May 9; 1,470 on May 10; 1,386 on May 11; 1,215 on May 12; 1,335 on May 13; 1,320 on May 14; 1,132 on May 15; 942 on May 16; 851 on May 17; 991 on May 18; 731 on May 19; and 784 on May 20.

The downward trend was once again witnessed from May 21 when the district reported 687 daily cases. The tally kept falling to 582 on May 22; 597 on May 23; 507 on May 24; 461 on May 25; 438 on May 26; 411 on May 27; 416 on May 28; 343 on May 29; 298 on May 30; and reached 223 on May 31.

The month of June also started with a low count of 222 cases on the first day barring the increase to 285 on June 2. The case declining phenomenon continued since June 3 when 228 patients tested positive for the deadly virus. The count further fell to 200 on June 4, 201 on June 5, 203 on June 6, and recorded three-month low of 135 on June 7.

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