One death; 33 +ve in Ludhiana

One  death; 33 +ve in Ludhiana

A youth gives his sample for Covid test in Ludhiana on Sunday.

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, January 17

One person lost his life, while 33 tested positive for Covid in the district today.

The total positive cases from Ludhiana have now reached 25,298. The death toll of the district has gone up to 981.

In Ludhiana district, there are 284 active cases, while 38 people were home quarantined today.

The person who lost his life was a 60-year-old male from Basant Vihar. He was admitted to Deep Hospital and was also a patient of diabetes and TB.

Those who tested positive included 14 persons referred from OPDs, 14 referred from flu corners, one person contact of a positive person and one an international traveller. The tracing of three people is in progress. The total samples collected from Ludhiana district so far are 5,73,068. The reports of 1,889 persons are awaited and will be received shortly.

Dr Sukhjeevan Kakkar, Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana, said it was the duty of the people to follow the Covid safety measures .

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