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Ladakh reports two more covid deaths

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By: Muzamil Bhat CK


With a dip in cases in the union territory of Ladakh two more fresh deaths reported from Leh taking the death toll to 204 with five new positive cases tally goes to 20,120, officials said on Monday.

The two deaths were reported from Leh on Sunday. Of the total fatalities so far, 146 were reported from Leh and 58 from Kargil, officials added.

According to the PTI news agency, quoting official figures about covid-19, of the new positive cases in the union territory, three were reported from Leh and two from Kargil.

A total of 2,041 sample reports in the union territory including 1,117 from Leh and 924 from Kargil were found negative on Sunday.

At present, there are 226 active cases in Ladakh including 190 in Leh and 36 in Kargil after 21 patients were discharged, the officials said.

As many as 19,690 patients have recovered so far, they added.

With inputs from PTI

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