COVID-19: Five doctors among fresh 182 cases in Jammu and Kashmir

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Coronavirus, Kashmir, Kashmir news, Bhat Burhan
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Srinagar: Five doctors and seven pregnant women were among 182 cases of covid-19 reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the overall of the patients to 3324. Out of the fresh cases, 108 were reported from Kashmir Valley and 74 from Jammu division.

The cases include 6 from Anantnag, Srinagar 22, Kulgam 2, Kupwara 13, Baramulla 7
Shopian 42, Bandipora 4, Budgam 9, Pulwama 2, Ganderbal 1, Jammu 12, Ramban 11
Udhampur 26, Kathua 11, Poonch 2, Samba 4, Rajouri 2, Doda 5 and Reasi 1
Sources told that among them, 64 cases were reported at CD hospital laboratory and include five doctors and seven pregnant women. The doctors include three from SMHS hospital—26-year-old female (Rawalpora), 2 male— 32-year (Bijbhera) and 59-year-old (Rawalpora) and two male from PCR—53-year-old and 35-year-old.

Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS, told a local news agency that out of the 2315 samples processed at the viral diagnostic lab today, 34 returned positive for the virus.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told that among them 12 are from Kupwara, eight from Srinagar, four from Bandipora, two each from Shopian, Baramulla and Budgam besides one each from Anantnag, Shopian and Rajouri.

Regarding the Kupwara cases, he said, the samples were received from CHC Kupwara and include 30-year-old man from Tekipora, 69-year-old man from DPL, 23-year-old woman from Sultanpora, five females aged 13, 18, 21, 26 and 42 years besides four men—aged 26, 28, 32 and 38 years old from Warnow.

He said out of the samples which returned to be positive include seven received from CMO Srinagar and they include all men—34-year-old from Beerwa Budgam, 65-year-old from Lal Bazar Srinagar, 27-year-old from Pandan Nowhatta, 43-year-old from Bemina Srinagar, 29-year-old from Shopian, Kulam Srinagar and Pantha Chowk Srinagar. Samples which were taken at SKIMS and tested positive include that of 65-year-old man from Nowpora Shopian, 4-year-old from Ashmuqam Anantnag, 31-year-old from DH Pora Kulgam. The others include 60-year-old man from Nagipora Bandipora, one male and two females—30-year-old and 75-year-old from Bonakoot Bandipora besides 30-year-old man from Khanpora Baramulla and 33-year-old woman from Jara Boniyar in Uri as well as three cases from Nowgam Srinagar—2 men, aged 34 and 75 and 30-year-old female—and 2-year-old girl from Katch Budgam, 38-year-old man from Bandikatore Rajouri and 62-year-old female from Heepora Batgund Shopian.
Dr Riyaz Untoo, Principal SKIMS Bemina, told that out of the 300 samples processed at the hospital’s diagnostic laboratory till afternoon today, 13 came out to be positive.
65 cases were confirmed at army’s Udhampur hospital, Lt Col Inam Danish Khan told.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 3142 positive cases, 2059 are Active Positive, 1048 have recovered and 35 have died—four in Jammu division and 31 in Kashmir..

Additionally, till date 197350 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 42195 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 38 in Hospital Quarantine, 2059 in hospital isolation and 53745 under home surveillance. Besides, 99278 persons have completed their surveillance period. (GNS)


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