Leh, Sept.05: As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, 3 new positive sample reports of Covid-19 were received yesterday in Leh. While a total of 1258 sample reports in UT Ladakh - Leh: 836 and Kargil: 422 were found negative.
No death from Covid-19 was reported in UT Ladakh yesterday.
The bulletin further details that UT Ladakh has discharged 13 patients yesterday, seven were discharged from Leh and six from Kargil. With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has gone up to 59; 47 in Leh and 12 in Kargil district.
The bulletin further informs that 2462 passengers were screened at KBR Airport Leh yesterday. While 380 and 445 passengers including the drivers and helpers of trucks, and light motor vehicles were screened at Khaltse and Upshi check posts.
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