BJP’s chief spokesperson Anil Sareen, municipal commissioner’s private assistant Deepak Goyal and civil hospital pathologist Dr Bindu had been among the many 212 individuals who examined optimistic for the coronavirus illness (Covid-19) on Monday, taking the full variety of coronavirus circumstances within the district to five,524.
Amongst those that examined optimistic had been six healthcare staff, seven police personnel, three pregnant ladies and three home travellers. The deputy commissioner mentioned there have been 1,653 energetic sufferers within the district at current. Round 647 sufferers belong to different districts and states.
BJP chief spokesperson Anil Sareen confirmed on Twitter that he and his household had contracted the an infection. He’s house quarantined. Earlier, former district president Ravinder Arora, normal secretary of district unit Sunil Modgil and treasurer Gurdev Sharma Debi had additionally examined optimistic for Covid- 19.
As many as 9 sufferers succumbed to the illness, all of whom, are residents of Ludhiana. The district’s demise toll has touched 187. The virus has claimed 99 lives in 11 days. The victims are a 60-year-old man of Jassian, a 62-year-old lady of Haibowal, a 74-year-old man of Basant Avenue, a 87-year-old man of Tibba Highway, a 78-year-old man of Shivala Highway, a 66-year-old man of Purana Bazar, a 67-year- outdated lady of Gholati, an 83-year-old lady of Chandigarh Highway and 58- year- outdated man of Sawekpur.
MC OFFICIALS JITTERY
Panic gripped the municipal company (MC) staff after the non-public assistant (PA) MC commissioner Pardeep Sabharwal’s private assistant Deepak Goyal examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Monday night.
As many as 16 MC staff, together with a joint commissioner, superintendent, sub-divisional officer and sweepers, have examined optimistic for the novel coronavirus until date. Whereas two sweepers – Vikram (Zone D) and Neeta (Zone C) – have succumbed to the illness, 4 together with joint commissioner Kulpreet Singh and different sweepers have recovered.
Goyal’s spouse and two youngsters have additionally examined optimistic. One of many staff, who didn’t want to be named, mentioned the workers had been demanding that the MC shut its places of work for the general public. However the senior officers are usually not paying heed to the issue, attributable to which the variety of circumstances are rising. Three MC councillors, together with Rakesh Prashar, Manpreet Grewal and Sukhdev Sheera have additionally examined optimistic for the virus up to now.