Total confirmed cases jump to 270 in J&K
A four year old girl and her mother were tested positive for Coronavirus today in North Kashmir’s Banipora district. Nine confirmed cases were reported from the district today, taking the total number of positive cases to 52.
Chief Medical Officer Bandipora, Dr Tajamul told KNT that they wanted the mother to go to home but her latest test was found positive along with her four year old girl.
He said 9 patients who were tested positive today are all contacts of the deceased Covid-19 man from Gund Jahangir Bandipora.
“After the death of Covid-19 patient at Gund Jahangir, we had quarantined 14 relatives of that man and among those 9 were tested positive today. The sad part of the story is that 4 year old girl has also been tested positive. We are shifting them to isolation wards,” CMO Bandipora said.
Meanwhile, 25 new cases including 12 non-locals of Covid-19 were reported in Jammu and Kashmir today and they all are from Kashmir, though 12 have of them are non-locals.
There are total 270 confirmed cases in Jammu and Kashmir. For the third consecutive day, Srinagar witnessed no Covid-19 case on Monday. (KNT)