Rising cases of dangerous coronavirus in the metropolis have become a matter of concern for the health department. After 35 days, 6 patients have died of corona in a single day, out of which 3 are from the Ludhiana district and 3 are from other districts. It may be recalled that during the month of February so far 50 Corona patients have died in the district out of which 24 are residents of Ludhiana. Earlier, on January 21, six patients had died in a single day. So far 1026 people have died due to corona in the district.
Civil Surgeon Dr. Sukhjivan Kakkar said that as per the information provided by the department, 99 new cases of the corona were reported on Friday, out of which 75 related to Ludhiana and the rest to other districts. Among these positive patients, 2 students are from BCM Shastri Nagar School, 1 student is from Kindergarten School Samrala, 1 student is from Oswal Nursing College. Apart from these 2 teachers, one DPS school and one teacher belong to Halwara Government School. Six crore patients died at various hospitals in Ludhiana on Friday. The number of active cases in the district has reached 530 while 2 patients are on ventilators. The number of positive patients in the metropolis has reached 26993 out of which 25434 patients have recovered.