Mission Fateh: 2983 samples for Covid-19 taken in Ludhiana district
Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients reaches at 92.20 per cent
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 910 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 135 patients (114 new patients from district Ludhiana and 21 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 477769 samples have been taken, out of which report of 474172 samples have been received, of which 447362 samples were found negative while report of 3597 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 23452, while 3358 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 2 patient lost their lives today (1 from district Jalandhar and 1 from district Sangrur). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 915 people from Ludhiana and 397from other districts.
He informed that till date, 52057 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2412. Today, 206 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, 2983 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.