Ladakh reports new covid cases, authorities trying to arrest infection
By: Tariq Shah VOV
Health authorities in union territory of Ladakh have taken various measures to arrest the trend of covid-19 infection as five new cases have been reported on Thursday.
There are already 20,861, covid positive cases reported from Ladakh so far while the health authorities said on Thursday that 42 patients are still covid positive and are being treated.
According to PTI news agency reporting on Thursday about the covid cases in Ladakh it has said in its news report as follows.
No death due to the coronavirus infection was reported in Ladakh in a 24-hour period, they added.
The death toll due to the viral disease in Ladakh stands at 208 — 150 in Leh and 58 in Kargil.
Nine coronavirus patients were cured and discharged from hospitals in Leh, thereby taking the tally of cured patients to 20,611 in the Union Territory, the officials said.
All the five fresh cases were reported from Leh, they added.
A total of 996 sample reports were found to be negative in a 24-hour period, the officials said.
The number of active COVID-19 cases in Ladakh has gone up to 42 — 39 in Leh and three in Kargil.
With PTI inputs