Ladakh reports one more Covid-related death, 12 new cases

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Leh, Jul 10 (PTI) The Union Territory of Ladakh reported one more Covid-related death, taking total fatalities to 206, while 12 new cases pushed the infection tally to 20,167, officials said on Saturday.

A COVID-19 positive patient died in Leh on Friday, officials said. Of the total deaths, 148 have been reported from Leh and 58 from Kargil, they added.

Of the 12 new cases, nine were reported in Leh and three in Kargil, they said.

A total of 2,547 sample reports in the union territory including 1,158 from Leh and 1,389 from Kargil were found negative on Friday, they said.

Meanwhile, 15 patients were discharged on Friday after recovering and all of them are residents of Leh, the officials said.

The number of active coronavirus cases in the union territory stands at 131 -- 93 in Leh and 38 in Kargil -- they said, adding 19,830 patients have recovered till date. PTI AB RHL

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