Coronavirus - COVID-19 Test

SRINAGAR — Ten CRPF personnel, five policemen, a doctor and an 11-month-old baby were among 163 fresh cases of COVID-19 reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday. The cases which include 32 travelers take the overall tally of COVID-19 patients in J&K to 5041.

Sources said that Shopian reported 45 cases, Kulgam 16, Baramulla 03, Srinagar 10, Anantnag 05, Kupwara 09, Bandipora 03, Budgam 11, Pulwama 33, Jammu 06, Udhampur 03, Kathua 04, Samba 08, Rajouri 01 and Doda 06.

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Among the cases, 92 were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories at SKIMS Soura, 45 at CD Hospital and 11 at SKIMS Bemina.

Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer for Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS, said that out of the 1867 samples processed at the viral diagnostic lab today, 92 returned positive for the virus.

Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, said that among them, 39 are from Shopian, 17 from Kulgam, 15 from Anantnag, 08 from Kupwara, 05 from Srinagar, 03 from Bandipora, two each from Baramulla and Pulwama, besides one from Budgam.

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Sources said that ten CRPF and five police personnel are from south Kashmir districts while doctor is from SKIMS and 11-month-old from Badamwari and his sample was received from CMO Srinagar.

Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, said that 11 samples tested positive for COVID-19 and included nine from Budgam and two from Srinagar. Sources said that 45 tested positive from the pathogen at CD hospital.

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