No fresh Covid case reported from Ludhiana district

Mega vaccination drive today; Ludhiana set to cross 2.5-million mark

No fresh Covid case reported from Ludhiana district

A sample of a schoolgirl being taken for Covid test in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Ludhiana, September 15

No fresh case of Covid was reported from the district on Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma today informed that one patient from other district/state tested positive for the virus in the past 24 hours. He said there are 29 active patients in the district at present.

He said now the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,512, while 11,670 patients belong to other districts/states. He said the total number of persons who lost their lives is 2,099 from Ludhiana and 1,049 from other districts.

He appealed to the residents to adhere to all safety protocols like wearing masks, maintaining social distance and washing hands frequently.

The DC said the district has received a fresh stock of 1.29 lakh doses of Covid vaccine on Wednesday and the Ludhiana is set to zoom past the 2.5-million vaccination mark by the end of the day tomorrow, ie September 16, 2021.

Interacting with the residents on the official Facebook page of the DPRO, Ludhiana, in his weekly live session, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said till now, the Health Department has administrated shots to 24,23,128 persons in the inoculation drive and on September 16 a mega vaccination drive is being held on 270 session sites across the district, which means the district would cross over 25-lakh milestone by end of the day. He said thrust is being laid on utilising the entire supply of the doses within 24 hours. — TNS

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