One person tests positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh, total cases 18

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LEH: Ladakh reported one positive case of coronavirus on Wednesday taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory to 18, officials said.

However, only five cases are still active as the rest of the 13 patients have been discharged after being cured of the infection, the officials said.

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A resident of Chuchot-Yokma village of Leh was tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday, while a patient from Kargil who was earlier tested positive was discharged from the hospital after his second test came negative, they added.

With the addition of another positive patient, the total number of active cases in Ladakh has gone up to five — four in Leh and one in Kargil, the officials said.