Mission Fateh: 11069 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district
Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients reaches at 97.07%
Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar 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 464 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 45 patients (40 new patients from district Ludhiana and 5 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours.
He further said that till date, a total of 1653171 samples have been taken, out of which a report of 1653087 samples have been received, of which 1554837 samples were found negative while reports of 81 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 86781, while 11469 patients belong to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 1 patient lost his life today (from district Moga). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 2080 people from Ludhiana and 1035 from other districts.
He said that whenever the District Administration and Health Department Ludhiana finds out about any positive or suspected COVID 19 person, their samples are immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 11069 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to the residents to adhere all the safety protocols like wearing masks, maintaining social distance and washing hands frequently of the Punjab government to not only save themselves but keeping everyone around safe.