17 more patients get cured in District Ludhiana today
People should follow all directions and stay indoors: deputy commissioner
Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder Sharma today informed that under the “Mission Fateh” of the Punjab government, the number of COVID 19 patients getting cured in district Ludhiana is increasing with each passing day. He informed that 17 more patients have been declared cured in last 24 hours. He said that till now, the total number of patients discharged from hospital has reached 338. Besides, 28 more positive cases have been reported in the district, who are residents of Ludhiana and other districts/states.
He further said that till date, a total of 25891 samples have been taken, out of which report of 24815 samples has been received, of 24070 samples is negative and report of 1078 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 589, while 156 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 17 people from Ludhiana and 13 from other districts have lost their lives. He said that 338 patients related to district Ludhiana have been discharged from hospital after treatment.
He informed that till date, 12080 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 3665. Today, 259 persons were sent for home quarantine.
He said that whenever District Administration and Health Department Ludhiana finds out that about any positive or suspected COVID 19 person, their samples are immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 934 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
Mr Sharma appealed to the residents to follow all directions of the Punjab government and if they would stay indoors, they would not only stay safe themselves, but would also contribute in keeping everyone around safe.