Ladakh sees 17 fresh COVID-19 cases

Ladakh on Tuesday reported 17 fresh COVID-19 cases that pushed its infection tally to 29,021, officials said.
All the fresh cases were reported from Leh.
So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, according to the officials.
The officials said there are 118 active cases in Ladakh — 110 in Leh and eight in Kargil.
A total of 330 samples were tested for COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 260 samples from Leh and 52 from Kargil were found to be negative, they said.
Twelve more people — nine in Leh and three in Kargil — were discharged from hospitals after they recovered from the viral disease. With this, the total number of recoveries stands at 28,675, they said.