Mission Fateh: 3500 samples for Covid-19 taken in Ludhiana district
Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients reaches at 92.12 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 915 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 111 patients (100 new patients from district Ludhiana and 11 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 470906 samples have been taken, out of which report of 467924 samples have been received, of which 441353 samples were found negative while report of 2982 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 23261, while 3310 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 7 patient lost their lives today (5 from district Ludhiana while one each from districts Ropar and Kapurthala). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 913 people from Ludhiana and 392 from other districts.
He informed that till date, 51639 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2377. Today, 216 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, 3500 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.