People should follow all directions and stay indoors: Deputy Commissioner
Ludhiana, July 4, 2020: Deputy Commissioner Varinder Sharma today informed that there are 586 active patients in the district at present and they are undergoing treatment at different government hospitals.
He said 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 further said that till date, a total of 36902 samples have been taken, out of which report of 35725 samples has been received, of 34518 samples is negative and report of 1177 samples is pending. He said that now, the total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 993, while 214 patients are related to other districts/states.
He said that unfortunately, 24 people from Ludhiana and 25 from other districts have lost their lives.
He informed that till date, 14620 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2724. Today, 238 persons were sent for home quarantine.
He said that whenever the 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, 1012 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.
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.