No fresh Covid case in Ludhiana district

No fresh Covid case in Ludhiana district

A sample being taken for the Covid test in Ludhiana. Inderjeet Verma

Ludhiana, October 24

No person tested positive for Covid and no death was reported in the district today. At present, recovery rate of Covid patients has reached 97.57 per cent and there are 27 active patients in the district. A total of eight patients are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals and of these, four belong to Ludhiana district and the remaining to other districts.

Till date, a total of 26,70,999 samples have been taken, of which 25,71,707 were tested negative. Now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 87,592 while 11,700 belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives include 2,105 persons from Ludhiana and 1,053 from other districts.

Whenever the district administration or the Health Department, Ludhiana, finds out about any positive or suspected Covid-19 person, their samples are sent for testing. As many as 7,933 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

DC Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to residents to adhere to all Covid safety protocols of the state government to not only save themselves but also keep everyone around them safe. — TNS

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