Ladakh reports 22 fresh COVID-19 cases

A health worker takes a swab sample for COVID-19 testing in Srinagar on Wednesday July 27, 2022.
A health worker takes a swab sample for COVID-19 testing in Srinagar on Wednesday July 27, 2022.Mubashir Khan for Greater Kashmir

Leh: Ladakh on Thursday reported 22 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its infection tally to 28,843, officials said. All the fresh cases were reported from Leh, they said.

So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 60 deaths were reported from Kargil and 168 from Leh, according to the officials.

The officials said that the number of active COVID-19 cases in Ladakh stands at 150 – 11 in Kargil and 139 in Leh.

Of the 529 samples tested for COVID-19 in Ladakh, 159 from Kargil and 348 from Leh were found to be negative, they said.

Twenty-two more people – two in Kargil and 20 in Leh - recovered from the viral infection.

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