Load of active cases shows upswing

Load of active cases shows upswing

Manav Mander
Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, March 5

The load of active cases has once again increased in the district. On January 1, there were 329 active cases in the district, while today the cases went up to 712 which is the highest since December 15 last year (640).

Tracing the increase, on January 1, 2021, the active cases were 329, while on February 1, these were 342 and on February 25, the active cases were 504. By the end of February, the active cases jumped to 554.

March again saw a sudden spurt in the rise of cases and on March 1, there were 564 active cases, seeing an increase of 10 patients from the previous day. On March 2, 66 more active patients came out forward and the total went up to 630 and on March 5, the total active cases rose to 712 after adding 23 new active patients.

It was in December 2020 that the numbers started increasing again and reached 898 on December 1. By December 31, the numbers again came down to 340.

Civil surgeon Dr Sukhjeevan Kakkar said people had started becoming careless with the passage of time and the result was that the cases had starting increasing.

Active cases

  • January 1: 329
  • February 1: 342
  • March 1: 564
  • March 5: 712

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