Ludhiana reports seven new coronavirus cases

Ludhiana reports seven new coronavirus cases

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Tribune News Service
Ludhiana, May 22

Ludhiana district reported seven more coronavirus cases on Friday, officials said.

Only one of Friday’s cases has been entered into Punjab’s official state COVID bulletin on Friday.

Six of the seven new cases were Railway Protection Force personnel. The last one is a 28-year-old woman from Gurpal Nagar who came back from Delhi on May 18.

All of the RPF personnel are posted at Ludhiana. Nine RPF jawans posted at Ludhiana have so far tested positive. This is in addition to 48 other RPF personnel from a Delhi-based battalion who tested positive a few days ago. These however have not been included in the state’s tally.

When added to the state’s tally, this will take Ludhiana’s infection count to 178.

The district has so far reported seven deaths.

 

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