The Fact News Service
Ludhiana, June 10
While taking a serious note of the increasing number of COVID 19 cases in the district, Deputy Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Agrawal has appealed to the residents to not take this disease lightly. He urged the residents to follow all directions issued by the Punjab government through Mission Fateh. He said that if the residents stay indoors, they would not only keep themselves safe, but even their family members would remain safe.
Besides, he also urged all government officials, members of NGOs and people from all sections of society to make a maximum number of people aware of this pandemic. While providing information, the Deputy Commissioner stated that in the last 24 hours, 16 new positive cases have been reported in district Ludhiana. He informed that these patients include 4 from Chawni Mohalla, 6 from Islamganj, 3 from district Sangrur, while one each from district Fatehgarh Sahib, district Jalandhar and Gurugram (Haryana).
The total number of patients related to Ludhiana is 281, while 110 patients are related to other districts or states. He said that unfortunately, 10 people from Ludhiana and 7 from other districts have lost their lives. He said that 175 patients related to district Ludhiana have been discharged from hospital after treatment. 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, 945 samples of suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly.