Mission Fateh: 3822 samples for Covid-19 taken in Ludhiana district
Recovery rate of Covid-19 patients reaches at 94.43pc
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 273 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 41 patients (28 new patients from district Ludhiana and 13 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 355330 samples have been taken, out of which report of 354126 samples have been received, of which 331816 samples were found negative while report of 1204 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 19701, while 2609 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 1 patients lost their lives today ( from Ludhiana). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 820 people from Ludhiana and 298 from other districts.
He informed that till date, 46148 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 1501. Today, 74 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, 3822 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.