57 more patients get cured in District Ludhiana today

People should follow all directions and stay indoors: DC

57 more patients get cured in District Ludhiana today
Mr Varinder Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana.

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 57 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 395. Besides, 39 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 26535 samples have been taken, out of which report of 25825 samples has been received, of 25041 samples is negative and report of 710 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 623, while 161 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 18 people from Ludhiana and 14 from other districts have lost their lives. He said that 395 patients related to district Ludhiana have been discharged from hospital after treatment.
    He informed that till date, 12399 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 3803. Today, 319 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, 632 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.