Iran returnee from Leh district tests positive for Covid-19

LEH, May 13 (Agencies): As per the Media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh stated that one sample report of Iran returnee from Leh district tested positive for COVID-19; taking the total number of positive cases to 21; with 19 positive cases in Leh and 2 in Kargil district.
Bulletin further informs that the condition of all 21 active COVID-19 cases of UT Ladakh is in stable health condition.
Today 72 samples were sent to NCDC New Delhi for testing. Out of these, 52 samples are of Leh district and 20 samples are of Kargil district.
A total number of 22 passengers reached Khaltsi check point yesterday in private light motor vehicles. They were screened and vehicles were sanitized.
A normal delivery has been conducted at CHC Chiktan by Block Medical Officer Chiktan from containment zone and zero dose vaccination given. Both mother and baby are in good health condition.
16 inmates from quarantine facility of Kargil have been discharged

yesterday after completing 14 days quarantine and advised for further 14 days home surveillance.
Fumigation/ disinfection of quarantine centre (Dak Banglow Drass) were conducted by Block Medical Officer Drass.

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