Mission Fateh: 8695 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district

Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients reaches at 97.56%

Mission Fateh: 8695 samples for COVID-19 taken in Ludhiana district

Ludhiana, August 24, 2021: Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar 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 35 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 2 patients (2 new patients from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours.

He further said that till date, a total of 2221285 samples have been taken, of which 2122176 samples were found negative. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 87457, while 11652 patients belong to other districts/states.

He said that unfortunately, 1 patient lost his life today ( from district Jalandhar). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 2096 people from Ludhiana and 1048 from other districts.

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, 8695 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.

Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma appealed to the residents to adhere all the safety protocols like wearing masks, maintaining social distance and washing hands frequently of the Punjab government to not only save themselves but keeping everyone around safe.