Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, March 19
For the sixth consecutive day, Ludhiana witnessed a surge in COVID cases. The district reported 285 fresh coronavirus cases on Thursday in the last 24 hours.
Of these, nine teachers, five students, two healthcare workers, and 48 out of district patients tested positive for the deadly disease.
Despite this, five COVID deaths were also reported, and among them, one casualty was recorded from the Hoshiarpur district.
With this, the total count of the district stands at 34,526, this also includes 4,752 out of district patients.
The death toll touched 1,604, including the 535 cases from other districts.
Presently, the active cases stand at 1,693, including 15 on ventilator support, while 27,156 patients have already recovered from the virus.
Under night curfew since Friday, the district has been reporting close to 300 new cases daily.
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