Srinagar: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) corporator, whose brother had tested positive for COVID-19 on 1 May, was tested positive on Tuesday.
Nodal officer for COVID-19 at Government Medical College, Srinagar, Dr. Salim Khan, confirmed that the SMC corporator was tested positive for the virus at Chest and Disease Hospital Lab on Tuesday.
It created panic among the SMC employees as corporator was seen with the Corporation’s top officials during the sanitation drives.
After corporator’s brother had tested positive on Friday, authorities instructed over fifty people to remain under isolation and home quarantine.
The brother of the corporator, a resident of Kawdara, had allegedly concealed his travel history and was living with his family. (KNO)