Recovery rate of COVID-19 patients reaches at 93.81%
Deputy Commissioner appreciates SDMs and Health Department teams
COVID-19 is on peak, People should adhere to safety protocols and stay indoors
Ludhiana, October 15:
Deputy Commissioner 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 390 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 103 patients (81 new patients from district Ludhiana and 22 from other states/districts) have tested positive in the last 24 hours time.
He further said that till date, a total of 340189 samples have been taken, out of which report of 338853 samples have been received, of which 316826 samples were found negative while report of 1336 samples were pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 19484, while 2543 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 3 patients lost their lives today (all from Ludhiana). Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives including 812 people from Ludhiana and 293 from other districts.
He informed that till date, 45774 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 1745. Today, 133 persons were sent for home quarantine.
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, 3910 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 to keeping everyone around safe.