One fresh case of Covid, no death in Ludhiana district

One fresh case of Covid, no death in Ludhiana district

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, November 22

One person tested positive for Covid and no person lost his/her life due to the disease in the district today.

The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.58 per cent and there are 14 active cases in the district at present. Twelve patients were asked to undergo home isolation today.

A total of nine patients — two from Ludhiana and seven from other districts — are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals.

Till date, a total of 28,52,135 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 27,52,755 were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,650, while 11,730 patients belong to other districts/states.

Total number of patients who lost their lives to the disease is 2,109 from Ludhiana and 1,060 from other districts.

Whenever the district administration and Health Department find out about any positive or suspected Covid-19 patient, his/her sample is immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 3,556 samples of 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 keep everyone around safe.

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