No new positive case in Ludhiana in last 24 hours
113 persons sent for home quarantine: DC
Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner Mr Pradeep Kumar Agrawal today informed that no new positive case has been reported in district Ludhiana in last 24 hours. Mr Agrawal informed that till date, a total of 5904 samples have been taken, out of which report of 5651 has been received, report of 5386 samples is negative and report of 253 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 179, while 86 patients are related to other districts/states. He said that unfortunately 7 people from Ludhiana and 5 from other districts have lost their lives. He said that 135 patients related to district Ludhiana have been discharged from hospital after treatment, and at present, there are only 37 active cases.
He informed that till date, 6184 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2343. Today, 113 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, 162 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
He 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. He informed that today, 11 trains carrying 1600 migrants each left for different states from Railway Station Ludhiana.