Coronavirus in Ladakh: 2 people test positive in Ladakh, number of infected cases rise to 10 in the UT

Srinagar, With two more persons testing positive for the COVID-19 infection in Ladakh on Friday, the total number of novel coronavirus patients has risen to 10 in the Union Territory.

Rigzin Samphel, Secretary/Commissioner Ladakh affairs said on Friday that two more persons from the Union Territory have tested positive for the coronavirus taking the number of infected patients in the region to 10.

It is important to mention that both these patients did not have any foreign travel history.


One of the 10 infected patients in Ladakh is an army soldier belonging to the Ladakh scouts regiment.

In Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory, the number of infected patients is four, one belonging to the valley and three to the Jammu region.

Over 90 students who arrived here yesterday and today from Bangladesh have been put into quarantine at different makeshift facilities in Srinagar city.