COVID-19: 10-year-old patient stable and recovering at SKIMS

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak

SRINAGAR — The 10-year-old boy who was tested positive for the COVID-19 infection a couple of days ago is stable and recovering at a good pace, doctors at SKIMS Soura said.

The boy from Rathpora Eidgah had been tested positive after he came into contact with a Tableeghi Jamaat member in a local mosque.

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A doctor, wishing not to be named, said the boy is recovering and stable. “Soon we are going to collect his samples and hopefully he will turn negative,” he said, adding that the boy is in isolation and doing very fine.

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Munir Ahmed, the father of the boy said that he was informed by the doctors that his son is stable and recovering. “It is good news for me but at the same time, it pains me that I can’t see my little son who is in isolation,” he said.

Rathpora locality of Eidgah witnessed another positive case yesterday and the man who was tested positive for COVID-19 is affiliated with Tableeghi Jamaat and currently, he is undergoing treatment at SKIMS Soura.

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The dispensary at Wanganpora Eidgah, where the said patient had gone for check-up, was sanitized and sterilized while the staff of the dispensary has been quarantined. “Not only has the family of the patient, but the para-medic staff has also been quarantined,” said an official.

In Eidgah locality, three patients have been tested positive for Coronavirus infection so for.

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