covid: 12 Covid-19 cases reported from Ludhiana | Ludhiana News – Times of India

LUDHIANA: In a jump in number of Covid-19 cases in Ludhiana, 21 persons, 17 from the district, tested positive even as there was no death due to the disease here on Thursday. On August 11, 34 cases were reported in Ludhiana which was highest in last about five months.
As per the health bulletin, no death, neither of Ludhiana or outer areas, was reported from Ludhiana Hospitals on Thursday.
Meanwhile, health department officials that with no death from Ludhiana, the total number of deaths of the district remained at 2,117 whereas 1,061 out of district/state deaths have been reported in Ludhiana Hospitals till now.
Health department said that till date 3004795 suspects have been tested for Covid in Ludhiana District. It added that of the seventeen cases from Ludhiana, five were from Flu corner with Influenza Like Illness, three were from OPD, two were healthcare workers, two were being traced, one was contact of a positive patient and four were international travellers which included three from United Kingdom (UK) and one from Romania. Four persons from other area tested positive for the disease on Thursday.
Local health department officials said that till Thursday total number of patients from Ludhiana district was 87,790 whereas with the number of cases from outer districts/states increased to 11,770.