Coronavirus in Ladakh?: “One dead, two in isolation ward for COVID-19 like symptoms”

Srinagar: Two patients have been isolated for having Coronavirus like symptoms after the death of one of the patients with similar indications.

An official communiqué of the Medical Superintendent, SNM Hospital Leh addressed to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Leh stated that two patients have been isolated for showing Coronavirus like symptoms, Daily Excelsior reported.

‘‘One of the patients has been kept in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) isolation and another in general isolation ward. ” The communique read.

It added that one patient hailing from village Phyang in Leh district, had similar symptoms and he expired earlier.

The Medical Superintendent SNM Hospital Leh has requested the Chief Medical Officer Leh to direct the District Health Officer to send the samples of the patients for further Laboratory investigations, added the report of the newspaper.

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