Covid: 2nd death in 2 days, 19 other tests + ve in the district | News Ludhiana

Ludhiana: One person died of Covid-19 and 19 others tested positive in Ludhiana on Saturday. The district had also witnessed one Covid death on Friday, in addition to reporting 31 new cases.
Health officials said a 63-year-old man from Saleem Tabri was the latest victim. With this death, the death toll in Ludhiana has risen to 2,284. So far, no less than 1126 patients from other districts and states have succumbed to the disease during their treatment in hospitals in Ludhiana.
The cumulative number of Covid in the district has risen to 1,10,113, of which 1,07,710 patients have recovered and 119 cases are active. The health department collected 4,293 fresh samples for Covid testing, bringing the total number of tests to 36,49,676.
DC: High time to get 100% jabs
Alarmed by the increase in Covid cases, Ludhiana District Administration is ready to organize special vaccination camps throughout the district to ensure 100% vaccination of people.
In a video message, Deputy Commissioner Sourabhi Malik called Ludhianvis to join the district administration in this gigantic campaign, aimed at protecting the inhabitants from the harmful effects of this virus.
She said special vaccination camps would be organized across the district to ensure that the entire population received both doses of vaccination as currently around 82% of eligible beneficiaries have received the second dose.
She called on people, especially parents, to bring their children between the ages of 12 and 17 to these camps so that no one is left without a shot. She also said that special camps were also held in industrial houses to ensure 100% vaccination of the workforce.
The DC said the situation is completely under control, but we all need to remain vigilant, especially in the face of rising cases of new Covid-19 infections.
She also held a meeting with government officials and private hospitals and urged them to remain vigilant as the number of Covid cases increases.


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