Five doctors test positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR — Five doctors and 11 travellers tested positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir on Sunday late night, taking the tally of total positive cases in the Union Territory to 1199.

Dr Salim Khan, Nodal Officer for COVID-19 at GMC Srinagar said that five doctors including three from ENT section of SMHS, one from Dental College and one from SKIMS MCH Bemina tested positive on Sunday evening.

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He further added that a 29-year-old COVID-19 positive lady from Habba Kadal who died on Sunday at CD Hospital was treated by a doctor from Dental College, besides doctors of ENT section of Shri Maharaja Hari Singh Hospital Srinagar.

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Meanwhile, Lt Col Inam Danish Khan from Army’s Command Hospital Udhampur said that 11 travellers from Udhampur and Kulgam tested positive for COVID-19 at the hospital on Sunday late night.

With 16 new cases, the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir have reached to 1199.

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