Srinagar: Twelve persons on Thursday tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Among them, five were confirmed at the viral diagnostic laboratory of SKIMS here, Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent of the tertiary care hospital told.
Sources said that four samples returned positive for COVID-19 at a private laboratory while three cases were reported in Ramban district of Jammu division.
Meanwhile, out of 748 samples processed at CD COVID-19 laboratory, none came out to be positive, Dr Salim, concerned Nodal Officer told. (GNS)