Mission Fateh: 6 more patients get cured in District Ludhiana today
People should follow all directions and stay indoors: Deputy Commissioner
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 informed that 6 more patients have been declared cured in last 24 hours. He said that till now, the total number of patients discharged from hospital has reached 257. Besides, 23 more positive cases have been reported in the district.
He further said that till date, a total of 22777 samples have been taken, out of which report of 20379 samples has been received, of 19737 samples is negative and report of 2398 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 501, while 141 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 13 people from Ludhiana and 12 from other districts have lost their lives. He said that 257 patients related to district Ludhiana have been discharged from hospital after treatment.
He informed that till date, 11395 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 3683. Today, 261 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, 1142 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. /( June 19)