Mission Fateh: 444 active patients in District Ludhiana at present
People should follow all directions & stay indoors: Deputy Commissioner
Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder Sharma today informed that there are 444 active patients in the district at present. Besides, 34 new positive cases have been reported in the district in last 24 hours time, who are related to Ludhiana and other districts/states.
He said 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 further said that till date, a total of 34805 samples have been taken, out of which report of 33647 samples has been received, of 32546 samples is negative and report of 1158 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 900, while 201 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 22 people from Ludhiana and 24 from other districts have lost their lives.
He informed that till date, 14172 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2747. Today, 212 persons were sent for home quarantine.
He said that whenever District Administration and Health Department Ludhiana finds out that about any positive or suspected COVID 19 person, their samples are immediately sent for testing. Similarly, 1011 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 in keeping everyone around safe.