Two fresh cases of Covid in Ludhiana district

Two fresh cases of Covid in Ludhiana district

A health worker collects a sample of a school student for Covid test in Ludhiana. Inderjeet Verma

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, December 3

Two fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported from the district on Friday. Civil Surgeon Dr SP Singh has appealed to the people to follow precautionary measures to avoid contracting the disease.

Dr SP Singh said new variant ‘Omicron’ of the virus is more dangerous than the previous variants. He said the people must follow the precautions. He advised people to wash their hands frequently, wear mask and maintain social distancing for the prevention of the disease.

Dr SP Singh appealed to the general public to get their coronavirus test done if they have any symptoms like cough, cold and fever so that the person can be treated in time. People 18 years of age or older must get Covid vaccination, he said.

The mass media team from the Civil Surgeon office today went to Arya Senior Secondary School and sensitised the students and teachers to avoiding the virus by taking all precautionary measures.

There are 19 active cases in the district at present. The Health Department has confirmed 87,670 cases of Ludhiana and 11,744 of other districts or states till date here. The department confirmed that 2,110 patients of Ludhiana and 1,060 patients of other districts or states have died of the virus here to date.

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