COVID-19: Six new cases with 28 more recoveries in Ladakh

Six more people tested positive for COVID-19 in the Union Territory of Ladakh, bringing the infection tally to 1,047, officials said on Wednesday.

The fresh cases were detected in Leh district even as 28 more patients — 24 in Leh and four in Kargil — were discharged after recovering from the novel coronavirus, the officials said.

They said the number of active COVID-19 cases in the UT has gone down to 158 97 in Leh and 61 in Kargil district. The condition of all the COVID-19 patients is “stable”, the officials said.

While one person had died from the coronavirus in Ladakh, the number of recoveries now stands at 888 653 in Kargil and 235 in Leh.

Out of total cases so far, Kargil district has recorded a maximum of 714 cases, while 333 cases were reported in Leh.