EARLY TIMES REPORT
Jammu, June 2: The Union Territory of Ladakh reported its first Covid-19 death as swab samples of a former Union minister P Namgyal returned positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday. As per the reports, "Three-time Congress MP from Ladakh, the 83-year-old had died yesterday and is survived by his wife and three daughters. Namgyal had returned from Delhi nearly a fortnight ago. “His swap sample came out to be positive today,” Commissioner Secretary, Ladakh, Rigzin Sampheal said. Meanwhile, Leh district administration has advised all the contacts & visitors with the family to remain in quarantine. Moreover, there are 81 number of Covid-19 positive cases in Ladakh Union Territory, out of which 47 have recovered, 33 are active and one have died.