Srinagar: The number of COVID-19-affected patients increased in Jammu and Kashmir to 92 as fourteen more persons tested positive for the infection in Kashmir Valley on Saturday, officials said.
Official sources told that among those who tested positive include 8 persons admitted to GMC Baramulla. Five other persons are admitted to SKIMS while another one is at Chest Disease hospital Dalgate, one of the Kashmir exclusive COVID-19 management hospitals, they said.
Earlier three persons tested positive in Udhampur district of Jammu division.
“Three more positive cases reported today from Narsoo, Udhampur. All contacts of a positive patient from Udhampur with travel history abroad,” Principal Secretary Planning, Information and Government Spokesperson, Rohit Kansal tweeted.
As per officials, out of these 92 COVID-19-affected people, 87 are active patients as three persons—two from Jammu and one (first COVID-19 patient) from Kashmir have been discharged while two others died. Among the active cases, 68 are in Kashmir and 19 are in Jammu. (GNS)