Ladakh in the grip of covid-19 as more people test positive

Ladakh in the grip of covid-19 as more people test positive

By: Musaib Iqbal MK


Ladakh especially the Leh is in the grip of covid-19 infection as the active cases are only increasing with each passing day. Due to the covid infection so far there have been a lot of deaths and the official figures quoted by the media show that there have been 164 deaths in Leh and 59 in Kargil due to the covid-19 infection since last year.

After the Omicron variant there has been a steep rise in the covid positive cases across the UT of Ladakh. Officials said that Ladakh has reported 179 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 25,215 while the active cases in the union territory climbed to 1,308.

According to the PTI in its report from Ladakh on Thursday it has said as follows.

There was no death reported from union territory on Wednesday, they said.

As many as 188 patients were cured and discharged from hospitals in Ladakh. Of these, 164 were discharged in Leh and 24 in Kargil, they said.

With these, the total number of cured patients is 23,684, they said.

Of the total of 179 fresh cases from Union territory, 131 such cases were reported from Leh district and 48 from Kargil district, they said.

A total of 758 sample reports in Ladakh were found negative, they said.

With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in Ladakh has gone down to 1,308 including 990 in Leh and 318 in Kargil district.

With PTI inputs

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