17 more tests COVID-19 positive in UT Ladakh; 46 patients discharged from Kargil

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LEH: As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, CMO Leh received five positive sample reports and CMO Kargil received 12 positive sample reports from COVID-19 Lab Chuchot Yokma yesterday.
Forty six patients in home isolation from Kargil district were discharged today after their negative sample reports are received by CMO Kargil yesterday.
With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh is 295 including 112 in Leh district and 183 in Kargil district and that the condition of all 295 active cases of COVID-19 in UT Ladakh is stable.
The bulletin further reports that Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Leh received 05 negative sample reports and CMO Kargil received 46 negative sample reports from PGIMER Chandigarh yesterday.
Today 87 samples were sent to PGIMER Chandigarh for testing. Out of the total samples, 29 samples are sent by CMO Leh and 58 samples are sent by CMO Kargil.
Seventy six passengers and 176 drivers and helpers of 116 trucks /tankers and light motors vehicles were screened at Khaltsi Check post yesterday. The vehicles were also sanitized.
The Health workers at Upshi check post screened 73 passengers yesterday, which include drivers and helpers of 30 tankers, 16 trucks and two light motor vehicles.