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Ludhiana ACP dies of coronavirus; Punjab COVID-19 death toll jumps to 14

The Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ludhiana, Anil Kohli, has died of coronavirus, taking the death toll in Punjab to 14. As per the district public relations office, Kohli passed away earlier today at SPS Hospital, Ludhiana. "Sad News ACP Anil Kohli passed away. Died of #COVID-19. Was admitted in SPS Hospital Ludhiana," Ludhiana district public relations office tweeted today.

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Ludhiana Updated on: April 18, 2020 16:32 IST
Ludhiana Assistant Commissioner of Police dies of Coronavirus

Ludhiana Assistant Commissioner of Police dies of Coronavirus

The Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Ludhiana, Anil Kohli, has died of coronavirus, taking the death toll in Punjab to 14. As per the district public relations office, Kohli passed away earlier today at SPS Hospital, Ludhiana. "Sad News ACP Anil Kohli passed away. Died of #COVID-19. Was admitted in SPS Hospital Ludhiana," Ludhiana district public relations office tweeted today.

He was on the ventilator since April 11. His first test was negative. He was tested once again, which resulted positive with no sign of improvement in his health. 

Earlier on Friday, a 58-year-old man who tested positive for coronavirus and was undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Ludhiana died while 14 more persons tested positive for the infection in Punjab on Friday. 

 
In Ludhiana, Gurmail Singh, who had tested positive for the infection on Thursday night, succumbed to the virus on Friday. Ludhiana Civil Surgeon Rajesh Bagga said Singh, who was a revenue official, was admitted to the hospital after he complained of fever and breathlessness on April 14.

(With PTI inputs)

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