55 person tested positive for Covid-19 in Ladakh; 74 patients cured and discharged

55 person tested positive for Covid-19 in Ladakh; 74 patients cured and discharged


Leh, Sep 22: As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, a total 55 person were tested positive for Covid-19. Out of the total positive reports, CMO Leh received 41 positive reports while CMO Kargil received 14 positive reports.

The bulletin further details that UT Ladakh has discharged 74 patients today, after the negative sample report were received by CMO Leh and CMO Kargil yesterday. Out of which 51 patients were discharged by CMO Leh and 23 patients were discharged by CMO Kargil.


With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has decreased to 1028; 581 in Leh district and 447 in Kargil district.


The bulletin further details that, out of 41 positive sample reports received by CMO Leh, 05 positive sample reports were detected through Rapid Antigen Test, 02 positive sample reports were received from NCDC New Delhi

03 positive were detected through True Nat, and 31 positive sample reports were received from Covid Lab Chuchot.


While, out of 14 positive sample reports received by CMO Kargil, 07 positive sample reports were detected through True Nat, 06 positive sample reports were detected through Rapid Antigen Testand 01 positive sample report was received from PGIMER Chandigarh.

Today CMO Kargil sent 28 samples to PGIMER Chandigarh for testing.

354 passengers were screened at KBR Airport Leh today.


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