One tests +ve for Covid in Ludhiana district

One tests +ve for Covid in Ludhiana district

A health worker marks samples for Covid testing in Ludhiana. Photo: Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, September 25

One person tested positive for Covid while no death was reported due to the virus in the district today.

At present, there are 22 active patients in the district. Today, 18 persons were sent for home isolation and three patients were admitted to hospital for Covid treatment.

Till date, a total of 24,78,565 samples have been taken, of which 23,79,355 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 87,534 while 11,676 patients belong to other districts/states.

The total number of persons who lost their lives include 2,101 persons from Ludhiana and 1,050 from other districts.

Whenever the district administration or the Health Department, Ludhiana, finds out about any positive or suspected Covid patient, their samples are sent for testing. As many as 7,203 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to residents to adhere to all Covid safety protocols frequently of the Punjab Government.

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