3 fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in Kargil, total active cases in Ladakh now 4

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Three positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kargil on Saturday, taking the total number of active cases in Ladakh union territory to four, including 3 in Kargil and 1 in Leh district.

“Two Iran-returned(residents of Kargil) under Institutional Quarantine at #kargil has tested #COVID19 Positive. One Student who  returned from Jammu (Resident of Kargil) tested #covid19 Positve”

Commissioner Secretary Health Ladakh, Rigzin Samphel said two persons who had returned from Iran have tested positive for Covid-19. He said that a student who had returned from Jammu also tested positive.

He said all the patients, who were under institutional quarantine, have been shifted to an isolation facility.

“With one more positive case of COVID-19 from Barsoo- Kargil, now total cases in Kargil are 3. Fortunately he is under institutional quarantine. Contact tracing is on. One Student who  returned from Jammu ( Resident of Kargil ) tested #covid19 Positve,” said deputy commissioner Kargil Baseer ul haq Chaudhary in a tweet.