Mission Fateh: 28 new cases reported in Ludhiana district in last 24 hours

Clarifies that Sunday lockdown to continue till further orders

Mission Fateh: 28 new cases reported in Ludhiana district in last 24 hours
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 said that there are 585 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 28 new patients have tested positive in last 24 hours time.
    He further said that till date, a total of 52284 samples have been taken, out of which report of 50918 samples has been received, of 48648 samples is negative and report of 1366 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 1946, while 324 patients are related to other districts/states.
    He said that unfortunately 49 people from Ludhiana and 34 from other districts have lost their lives.
    He informed that till date, 18402 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 3077. Today, 287 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, 877 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.

    Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder Sharma clarified that the Sunday lockdown would continue till further orders. He said that the Punjab government has not issued any orders regarding finishing Sunday lockdown and so it would continue till further orders from the state government.