30 more test positive as J&K’s COVID-19 tally crosses 1000

They include six from Baramulla and one each from Pulwama and Bandipora districts,

SRINAGAR: Thirty persons have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, officials sources said on Friday. With these cases, the Jammu and Kashmir’s overall tally has surpassed 1000-mark.

Dr G N Yatoo, Nodal Officer coronavirus control measures at SKIMS Soura told GNS that eight samples which were processed at hospital’s viral diagnostic lab returned positive of the virus.

They include six from Baramulla and one each from Pulwama and Bandipora districts, he said.

Nodal officer Dr Salim told GNS that out of 655 samples processed at CD Hospital Srinagar’s Microbiology Lab, 12 came out to be positive for virus. They are mostly travelers, sources said.

Late last night, ten people from Srinagar, Kupwara and Udhampur districts had tested positive for the virus.

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