Srinagar: Ten more people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus from north Kashmir; the tally in Jammu and Kashmir has risen to 194.
Talking to The Kashmir Walla, Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer for the coronavirus at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science, Soura, said, “Seven patients are from Baramulla and three are from Kupwara.”
On Wednesday, J-K witnessed the highest jump in a day after thirty-three more tested positive for the virus. So far at least four people have died in the Union Territory; a woman from Jammu region and three others from Kashmir Valley.
Earlier in the day, Lieutenant Governor of J-K, G. C. Murmu, said, “We have 17,000 N-95 masks, 13,000 Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) kits, and 200 ventilators. We will soon have 80,000 rapid testing kits which will be used in red zones identified here, for early detection of COVID-19.”