Saturday, 2 May 2020
COVID-19: 27 cases test positive, tally mounts to 666 in J&K
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 27 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in last 24 hours, taking the number of Covid-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir to 666.
Official sources told GNS that 15 persons include eight members of a family of a deceased elderly woman from Rainawari area tested positive in Srinagar. The other seven in Srinagar include 5 from Batpora (Abikarpora) area of Rainawari and one each from Narwara Eidgah and a nursing orderly from LD hospital who had been already under quarantine.
With these cases, Srinagar’s Covid-19 tally jumped to 106, second-highest in J&K after Bandipora which has 128 cases. It is pertinent to mention that 69 persons in Srinagar and 35 persons in Bandipora have recovered while three persons have died in these two districts.
Reports said Anantnag reported four cases, Shopian and Baramulla districts reported three cases each.