Of 43 COVID-19 cases 24 cured; zero mortality in Ladakh

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LEH: According to the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh on the daily report on Public Health measures taken for COVID-19 infection prevention and control here today, till date 43 cases were reported positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh out of which 24 cases got cured, and the mortality rate due to COVID-19 stands zero. The media report further states that all the remaining 19 active cases of Leh district are in stable health condition.

The Health Department Leh received 73 sample reports yesterday and all the reports are negative. Out of these, 64 sample reports are of Leh district and 9 sample reports are of Kargil. And today, a total of 321 samples were sent to NCDC New Delhi for testing out of which 234 samples are of Leh and 87 samples are of Kargil district.

The media bulletin further says that 330 passengers crossed Khaltsi check post yesterday and reached Leh in 13 buses and other light motor vehicles. The screening of passengers continued till 3.30 AM today.

24 inmates from quarantine centre Kargil have been discharged after completing 14 days quarantine and advised them for further home surveillance.
And, blood samples of four people have been collected from hotel quarantine Kargil for testing of blood sugar and essential medicines have been distributed to the needy, reports the media bulletin.