Ladakh logs 22 fresh COVID-19 cases

Leh, July 20  Ladakh’s COVID-19 tally increased to 28,670 on Wednesday with 22 fresh cases, officials said.

All the fresh cases were reported from Leh, they said.

So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, according to the officials.

The number of active cases in Ladakh stands at 92, the officials said.

As many as 304 samples were tested for COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 223 samples from Leh and 47 from Kargil were found to be negative, they said.

Five more people recovered from the viral disease in Leh. With this, the total number of recoveries in Ladakh increased to 28,350, they said.