Srinagar: The test report of first patient admitted in Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar for COVID-19 has been found negative.
The patient (name withheld) was in hospital quarantine from past 15 days and today his test was found negative. Head of Department, Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar, Dr Naveed Shah confirmed that the first patient tested positive for COVID-19 has been tested negative. He however didn’t divulge information about the location and name of the patient.
He added that quarantine is the best remedy to combat this lethal virus. “We have to maintain social distance at any cost and stay indoors,” he added.
Meanwhile, Kashmir’s first positive case, the 65-year-old woman from downtown Srinagar is completely cured and is back home where she would now follow the mandatory quarantine of 14 days or 28 days as advised by the doctors. (KNT)