Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, January 10
Thirtythree persons tested positive for Covid, while no death was reported in the district today.
Now, the total positive cases in the district are 25,102, while the death toll stands at 972.
Those who tested positive today included a cop, an inter-state traveller and others were referred from the OPDs and flu corners, while one was the contact of a positive person.
There are 319 active patients in the districtat present.
A total of 40 patients (33 new patients from Ludhiana district and seven from other states/districts) have tested positive in the past 24 hours.
Till date, a total of 5,59,153 samples have been taken, out of which the reports of 5,57,639 samples have been received, of which 5,28,777 samples were found negative, while the reports of 1,514 samples were pending.
The total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 25,102, while 3,760 patients belong to other districts/states.
Till date, 55,466 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 940. Today, 86 persons were sent for home quarantine.
He said whenever the district administration and Health Department, Ludhiana, find out about any positive or suspected Covid-19 person, his/her samples are immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 2,306 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results were expected shortly.
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