Four test Covid-19 positive in Ludhiana district

Four test Covid-19 positive in Ludhiana district

A health worker administers Covid vaccine to a beneficiary in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 28

Four more persons tested positive for Covid and no life was lost due to the disease in the district today.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.58 per cent and there are 17 active cases in the district at present. Fourteen patients were asked to undergo home isolation today.

A total of 10 patients — three from Ludhiana and seven from other districts — are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals.

Till date, a total of 28,80,116 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 27,80,715 were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,662, while 11,739 patients belong to other districts/states.

Total number of patients who lost their lives to Covid is 2,110 from Ludhiana and 1,060 from other districts.

Samples of 4,258 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, of the Punjab Government to not only save themselves but also keep everyone around safe.

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