Mission Fateh: 2909 samples for Covid-19 taken in Ludhiana district

Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients reaches at 92.12pc

Mission Fateh: 2909 samples for Covid-19 taken in Ludhiana district

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 837 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 130 patients (104 new patients from district Ludhiana and 26 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours time.

He further said that till date, a total of 424076 samples have been taken, out of which report of 422321 samples have been received, of which 397505 samples were found negative while report of 1755 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 21769, while 3047 patients are related to other districts/states.

Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 875 people from Ludhiana and 360 from other districts.
He informed that till date, 48916 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 1500. Today, 134 persons were sent for home quarantine.

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, 2909 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 to keeping everyone around safe.