Srinagar: A four-year-old girl and her mother were tested positive for coronavirus today in Bandipora, north Kashmir. Nine confirmed cases were reported from the district today, taking the total number of positive cases to fifty-two.
Chief Medical Officer Bandipora, Dr Tajamul said that they wanted the mother to go to home but her latest test was found positive along with minor daughter.
The CMO further said that the patients who were tested positive today are all contacts of the deceased COVID-19 man from Gund Jahangir Bandipora.
“After the death of COVID-19 patient at Gund Jahangir, we had quarantined 14 relatives of that man and among those 9 were tested positive today. The sad part of the story is that 4 year old girl has also been tested positive. We are shifting them to isolation wards,” said CMO Bandipora.
Meanwhile, twenty-five new cases including twelve non-locals of COVID-19 were reported in Kashmir.
There are total 270 confirmed cases in Jammu and Kashmir. For the third consecutive day, Srinagar witnessed no COVID-19 case on Monday. (KNT)