7 new positive cases reported in UT Ladakh, 8 patients cured and discharged

Leh, Aug 29: As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, 7 new positive sample reports of COVID-19 were received yesterday, 5 in Leh and two in Kargil.

While a total of 1630 sample reports in UT Ladakh – Leh:702 and Kargil: 928 were found negative. No death from COVID-19 was reported in UT Ladakh yesterday.

The bulletin further details that UT Ladakh has discharged eight patients

yesterday, 6 in Leh and 2 in Kargil. With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has gone up to 71, 51 in Leh and 20 in Kargil district.

The bulletin further informs that 2233 passengers were screened at KBR Airport Leh yesterday.

While 45 and 310 passengers including the drivers and helpers of trucks, and light motor vehicles were screened at Khaltse and Upshi check posts.