Kargil becomes COVID19 free

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Kargil district of Ladakh union territory (UT) on Wednesday became COVID19 free with no active case of the disease.

A senior health official from Ladakh said the only remaining COVID19 case has recovered and was discharged from hospital after testing negative.

The official said reports in case of 90 samples were received and all of them tested negative.

He said the total active cases of COVID19 in Ladakh were now two and both were in Leh district.

The official said all the pilgrims who returned home since last two days have been kept in quarantine as a precautionary measure.