Ludhiana Covid – 13 deaths, 186 new casees reported in last 24 hours

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Ludhiana, August 13, 2020 (Yes Punjab News)

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 1710 active patients in the district at present. A total of 4028 patients have been declared fully cured in the district.

He said that sincere efforts are being made to keep people safe from Covid 19. He said that a total of 186 patients (181 new patients from district Ludhiana and 5 from other states/districts) have tested positive in last 24 hours time.

He further said that till date, a total of 77409 samples have been taken, out of which report of 75162 samples has been received, of 68550 samples is negative and report of 2247 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 5948, while 664 patients are related to other districts/states.

He said that unfortunately 13 patients from district Ludhiana lost their lives today. Now, the total number of persons who lost their lives include 207 people from Ludhiana and 48 from other districts have lost their lives.

He informed that till date, 26972 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 5282. Today, 593 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, 2567 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.


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