One fresh case in Ludhiana district

One fresh case in Ludhiana district

A woman gets vaccinated against Covid in Ludhiana. Inderjeet Verma

Ludhiana, September 18

One person tested positive for Covid, while no death due to the disease was reported in the district today. The recovery rate of Covid patients at present is 97.57 per cent. Now there are 26 active patients in the district. Today 24 persons were sent for home isolation.

A total of two patients — one from Ludhiana and one from other state/district — have tested positive in the last 24 hours.

Till date, a total of 24,27,504 samples have been taken, of which 23,28,314 were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,518, while 11,673 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives to the disease is 2,100 from Ludhiana and 1,049 from other districts.

Samples of 7,678 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. — TNS

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