Ludhiana, April 9 -- Four patients died while 425 others tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, health department officials said on Thursday. MLA (Ludhiana North) Rakesh Pandey, his son Dushyant Pandey and wife were among those who tested positive.

Apart from this, a cop and two teachers of BCM Arya School, Shastri Nagar, were also found infected.

The fresh cases have taken the cumulative count in the district to 37, 614, out of which 1, 190 patients have succumbed while 33, 277 have recovered so far. The district currently has 3, 147 active cases.

MLA Rakesh Pandey is admitted at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital for treatment. As per information, he was admitted in the emergency ward on Wednesday.

The four patien...