Mission Fateh: 136 new cases reported in Ludhiana district in last 24 hours
People should follow all directions and stay indoors: DC
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 said that there are 868 active patients in the district at present.
He said that sincere efforts are being made to keep people safe from Covid 19. He said that a total of 136 patients (121 new patients from district Ludhiana and 15 from other states/districts) have tested positive in last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 58630 samples have been taken, out of which report of 57805 samples has been received, of 54723 samples is negative and report of 825 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 2687, while 395 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 65 people from Ludhiana and 37 from other districts have lost their lives.
He informed that till date, 20335 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 3751. Today, 294 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, 825 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.