Ladakh records 17 new COVID19 cases

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Ladakh reported 17 fresh COVID19 cases, taking the tally to 9704, officials said Friday.

All the new cases were detected in Leh, they said.

Meanwhile, two more patients recovered in Ladakh, bringing the total number of active cases down to 63.

Ladakh has so far recorded 129 COVID19 related deaths – 85 in Leh and 44 in Kargil. Both the patients who recovered were residents of Leh, bringing down the active cases in the district to 57, the officials said, adding that there were only four active cases in Kargil district.