COVID-19: Ladakh records three more deaths, 131 new cases

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Leh, May 23 (PTI) Ladakh has registered three more COVID-19 related fatalities and 131 fresh cases, taking the union territory's infection tally to 17,277 and its death toll to 176, officials said on Sunday.

The latest deaths due to the disease were reported from Leh on Saturday. So far, Leh has accounted for 128 deaths and Kargil 48, officials said quoting the bulletin released by the directorate of health services, Ladakh .

Of the new cases, 108 were in Leh and 23 in Kargil. This puts the number of active cases in the twin districts to 1,516 with 1,280 in Leh and 236 in Kargil.

A total of 211 more COVID-19 patients have recuperated from the disease in Ladakh, taking the count of recoveries so far to 15,585. PTI TAS DV DV