2 more Covid 19 positive cases detected from Kargil

Ghulam Nabi Raina

Leh, Apr 28 (KNS):Two more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh, both the patients are from Sankoo village of Kargil district, taking the total number of active cases to six, stated the Commissioner/Secretary (Health) Rigzin Samphel in today’s press conference.
A total of 32 numbers of COVID-19 results received from NCDC New Delhi, with 4 sample reports of Leh and 28 sample reports of Kargil district.
Speaking to the media Com./Sec Samphel informs that both the patients are family members of Khala-Marpo mohala of Sankoo village and had a travel history to Iran and had reached Delhi on the 25th Feb and had further travelled to Leh from Delhi on the 29th of February via Go-Air Airlines GA 220.
Samphel further stated that 11 persons were found under high risk category and were isolated in institutional quarantine while 18 were kept under the low risk category and are home quarantined. Both the positive patients have been shifted to the dedicated COVID-19 hospital in Kargil.
About 250 samples have been collected among which 170 were collected from Chuchot Yokma and 112 have been collected from Bogdang.
The Media Bulletin of the Directorate of Health Services of UT Administration Ladakh informed that the condition of 6 active COVID-19 cases in UT Ladakh is stable. 246 samples of UT Ladakh were sent to NCDC New Delhi for testing today. Out of the total samples, 239 samples are of Leh district and 7 samples are of Kargil district.
Doctors were deployed for health check-up of recent Iran returnees in Kargil quarantine facility, where 62 pilgrims were checked and found fit. (KNS)

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