Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, October 16
No person 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 97.58 per cent. Today 19 patients were asked to undergo home isolation, while there were 19 active cases in the district. Two patients from other districts are undergoing treatment for Covid in hospitals in Ludhiana district at present.
Till date, a total of 26,13,694 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 2514439 were found negative. Now the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,569, while 11,686 patients belong to other districts/states.
The total number of patients who lost their lives due to the virus is 2,104 from Ludhiana and 1,052 from other districts.
Samples of 5,004 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 keep everyone around safe.
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