Ludhiana reports record 46 COVID deaths

Ludhiana reports record 46 COVID deaths

A healthcare professional takes swab samples from a man for COVID testing in Ludhiana on Monday. Tribune photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, May 10

Ludhiana reported 46 COVID deaths in the last 24 hours, health officials said—the highest deaths reported since the pandemic began last March.

The number includes 30 locals. Of the rest, 4 were from Fatehgarh Sahib, 3 from Delhi, 2 from Sangrur, and 1 each from Chandigarh, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Mansa, Moga, and Barnala.

This takes the district’s total deaths since the pandemic began to 2,382, including 1,580 locals.

The district’s CFR rate stands at 2.31 per cent.

Ludhiana also reported 1,595 COVID cases. The district now has 11,518 active cases.

Some 1,376 people are hospitalised and critical.

 

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