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    UT Ladakh reports 21 new Covid-19 positive cases; 17 patients cured and discharged

    Publish Date: 17 December, 2021
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    Leh, Dec 17: As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, 21 new positive sample reports of Covid-19 were received yesterday. 18 positive sample reports were received by CMO Leh and 3 positive sample reports were received by CMO Kargil.
    While a total of 686 sample reports were tested in UT Ladakh. 427 sample reports in Leh and 238 sample reports in Kargil were found negative. No deaths from Covid-19 was reported in Ladakh yesterday.
    The bulletin further informs that UT Ladakh has discharged 17 patients. 12 patients were discharged by CMO Leh and 5 patients were discharged by CMO Kargil.
    With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh is 167; 155 cases in Leh and 12 cases in Kargil district.
    The bulletin further informs that 609 passengers were screened at KBR Airport Leh yesterday. While 205 passengers including the drivers and helpers of trucks, and light motor vehicles were screened at Khaltsi check post.