Three more COVID-related death in Ladakh, toll reaches 44

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LEH: With the death of three patients from COVID-19 in UT Ladakh, one in Leh district and two in Kargil district, the total number of deaths in UT Ladakh has gone up to 44 including 18 in Leh and 24 in Kargil district.
As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, a total of 80 persons were tested positive for COVID-19.
Out of the total positive reports, CMO Leh received 57 positive reports while CMO Kargil received 23 positive reports.
Bulletin further informed that 40 patients in Leh and two patients in Kargil were discharged on yesterday after their negative sample reports were received. With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has gone up to 938 including 502 in Leh district and 436 in Kargil district.
It also reported that 24 samples were sent to PGIMER Chandigarh for testing by CMO Kargil. Also, 43 samples were sent to NCDC New Delhi for testing by CMO Leh. And, a total of 257 passengers were screened at Leh Airport.
In Leh district total positive cases admitted in COVID Hospital were 51, total positive cases in home isolation were 253, in COVID Care Centre 91, and in facility Isolation 66 total patients.
Similarly, in Kargil district total positive cases admitted in Covid Hospital were 22, total positive cases in home isolation 336 and in COVID Care Centre 78 patients were admitted.