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Ladakh adds 103 COVID-19 cases, 3 more deaths

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Leh:Ladakh’s COVID-19 tally climbed to 13,969 with 103 fresh cases while the death toll mounted to 143 as three more people succumbed to the disease, officials said on Saturday.

The number of active cases in the union territory, however, dropped to 1,450 from 1,597 on Friday as 247 more patients were discharged, the officials said quoting a bulletin issued by the Directorate of Health Services.

Of the new cases, 80 were reported from Leh and 16 from Kargil, they said.

All the three new COVID deaths took place in Leh, taking the district’s toll to 99. So far, Kargil has reported 44 deaths.

Of the 1,450 active cases, 1,328 patients are undergoing treatment in Leh and 122 in Kargil, the officials said.

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