Nine more test positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh

Leh, July 12 : Nine more people tested positive for coronavirus in Ladakh, taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory to 1,086, officials said on Sunday.

Five fresh cases were detected in Leh district and four others in Kargil district, the officials said.

The total number of active cases in the region has gone up to 157 — 109 in Leh and 48 in Kargil, they said, adding that the condition of all of them is stated to be “stable”.

Ladakh had recorded one COVID19-related death, while 928 patients, including 677 in Kargil, have been cured and discharged from hospitals.(PTI)