Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, August 28
No Covid case and death due to the disease were reported from the district today. It was on Tuesday also that no positive case was reported in the district.
There are 26 active patients in the district at present. Till now 85,338 patients have recovered and recovery rate has reached 97.57 per cent.
Today one patient was undergoing treatment for Covid in a hospital, while no patient was on ventilator. In addition to this 25 patients were sent for home isolation.
Till date, a total of 22,57,318 samples have been taken, of which 21,58,200 samples were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,461, while 11,657 patients belong to other districts/states.
The total number of patients who lost their lives is 2,097 from Ludhiana and 1,049 from other districts.
Samples of 9,002 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 keeping everyone around safe.
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