SRINAGAR: Ladakh witnessed a major surge in Covid cases as 20 persons tested positive for the deadly virus.
According to the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services, Ladakh, 20 persons tested positive for coronavirus in Leh district of Ladakh, taking the number of active cases to 80.
“Four patients were discharged from Mahabodhi Covid Hospital in Leh. With this, the number of active cases in Ladakh has gone up to 80, including 39 in Leh district and 41 in Kargil district,” the bulletin said.
“Of the total 39 active cases in Leh, 22 positive patients are admitted in the Covid hospital, while 17 cases are in home isolation. All 41 positive cases of Kargil district are in the Covid hospital of Kargil. Till date, 41 patients got cured in Leh district, while 13 positive patients in Kargil district were cured and discharged from the hospital,” an official said.
The Union Territory has seen 135 confirmed positive cases so far. Whereas, 54 patients were cured and discharged, while one positive patient died due to the virus infection.