STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Six fresh Covid cases reported in Ladakh; tally reaches 20,240

A total of nine patients -- five in Leh and four in Kargil -- were cured and subsequently discharged from hospitals, officials said.-

Published: 17th July 2021 12:49 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th July 2021 01:26 PM   |  A+A-

covid-19 lockdown, coronavirus lockdown

Image used for representational purposes (Photo | R Satish Babu, EPS)

By PTI

LEH: The Union Territory of Ladakh on Saturday recorded six fresh coronavirus cases, taking the overall tally to 20,240, while nine more patients were cured of the disease.

The total number of recoveries in the region rose to 19,929, officials said. Among the new COVID-19 cases, two persons tested positive for the virus in Leh district and four in Kargil district, they said.

A total of 2,799 sample reports -- 1,337 in Leh and 1,462 in Kargil -- were found negative for the infection, they said. There was no death from COVID-19 in Ladakh in the past 24 hours, officials said.

The Union territory has so far recorded 206 coronavirus-related deaths, with the worst-hit Leh accounting for 148 fatalities followed by 58 in Kargil, they said.

A total of nine patients -- five in Leh and four in Kargil -- were cured and subsequently discharged from hospitals, officials said.

The number of COVID-19 active cases in Ladakh as of now is 105 -- 79 in Leh and 26 in Kargil, they added. 



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp