Covid-19: Three tests positive in Ladakh; 4 discharged

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LEH: Three cases were tested positive for COVID-19 including two from Leh and one from Kargil district; as per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Service here on Sunday.
It was informed that a total of twenty-five samples were tested in COVID-19 Laboratory at Chuchot Yokma out of which 13 samples were of Leh district and 12 samples were of Kargil district.
While four COVID-19 cases of Kargil district were cured and discharged from COVID-19 hospital and were sent for home quarantine. With this, Ladakh has now 30 active cases with 7 in Leh and 23 active cases in Kargil district.
Media bulletin further reports that first normal delivery was conducted at dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Kargil on Saturday. The condition of both the mother and the baby is stable.
Block Medical Officers Shargole, Drass and Sankoo visited their respective containment zones and gave awareness regarding COVID-19 and to monitor daily household surveillance and advice self reporting if anyone develops corona symptoms.
It was informed that a total of 20 passengers were screened at Khaltsi check-post who had arrived to Leh in private vehicles. All the vehicles were sanitized.
The Health workers at Upshi check-post screened 81 drivers and helpers who reached Leh in 67 tankers and five trucks besides all the vehicles were sanitized.