Four dead, 438 test positive in Ludhiana

Two health workers, 2 cops, 6 teachers among infected

Four dead, 438 test positive in Ludhiana

A person giving sample for covid testing. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 9

After seven months, once again the district saw 438 positive cases in a day. It was on September 15 last year that the same number of people had tested positive and it was the highest single-day spike of 2020.

Four patients lost their lives today.

Those who tested positive today include two healthcare workers, two cops, two pre-operative cases and six teachers. Teachers who tested positive are one from GSSS, Jandali, two from Arya College, one from GSSS, Ayali Khurd, one from Partap Public School, Hambran Road, and one from Government School, Dashmesh Nagar.

Three women and one man of Rajgarh, Basant Avenue, Fatehgarh Mohalla and Jassowal lost their lives today.

Today there were 3,293 active cases and 379 persons were home quarantined.

The mass media wing of the Health Department is motivating people to get the Covid vaccination done.

While giving information, Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana, Dr Sukhjiwan Kakkar said due to the Covid pandemic, the main goal of the Health Department at this time is to motivate people to get vaccinated. He said mass media wing teams go to different areas of the city. Where there is a lot of congestion, they make people aware of getting Covid-19 vaccination. Mass media teams today inspired people to get Covid-19 vaccination in various areas of Ludhiana city like Shivpuri Chowk, Basti Jodhewal Chowk, Dholewal Chowk, etc, and along with that made them aware of following Covid guidelines.

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