Four test positive in Ludhiana district

Four test positive in Ludhiana district

A woman gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana on Tuesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, October 26

Four persons tested positive for Covid and 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 30 active patients in the district at present. As many as 28 patients were asked to undergo home isolation today.

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

Till date, a total of 26,83,675 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 25,84,375 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,599, while 11,701 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives to the disease is 2,106 from Ludhiana and 1,053 from other districts.

Samples of 7,503 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.

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