Punjab

In a good news, report of all 167 samples sent yesterday comes negative

Punjab Tribune Bureau | May 25, 2020 07:47 PM

No new positive case in district in last 48 hours: Deputy Commissioner

 Ludhiana: Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal today informed that no new positive case has been reported in district Ludhiana in last 48 hours. Agrawal said that in a good news, report of all 167 samples sent for testing yesterday have come out negative.

He informed that till date, a total of 6027 samples have been taken, out of which report of 5845 has been received, report of 5580 samples is negative and report of 182 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.

He informed that till date, 6244 persons have been kept under home quarantine in the district and at present, the number of such persons is 2081. Today, 61 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, 123 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. 

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