Mission Fateh: 79 new cases reported in Ludhiana district in last 24 hours

People should follow all directions and stay indoors: DC 

Mission Fateh: 79 new cases reported in Ludhiana district in last 24 hours
Mr Varinder Sharma, Deputy Commissioner, Ludhiana.

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 592 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 79 new patients have tested positive in last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 51375 samples have been taken, out of which report of 50123 samples has been received, of 47887 samples is negative and report of 1252 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 1918, while 318 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately 48 people from Ludhiana and 34 from other districts have lost their lives.
He informed that till date, 18102 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2919. Today, 193 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, 923 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.