JK Records Highest Ever Jump In Covid Cases As Total Tally Touches 1048
Srinagar, May 15 (GNS): J&K saw it’s highest single day spike in COVID-19 cases as more than 65 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus today (Friday, 15 2020) and have steered the total number of covid-19 patients in J&K to 1048 (928 in Kashmir and 102 in Jammu)
As per the official sources, two patients admitted to SMHS hospital were among sixty five people who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours.
Among the fresh covid cases in Jammu and Kashmir , 25 were reported from Kulgam, 11 from Srinagar, 10 from Ramban, six from Baramulla, four from Kathua, two each from Kupwara and Ramban besides one each from Bandipora, Pulwama, Jammu, Udhampur and Ramban.
Sources confirmed that Kulgam and Ramban cases, 25 in all, were confirmed at a laboratory in Army’s command hospital Udhampur. “All of them are travellers,” sources said.
Dr G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer coronavirus control measures at SKIMS Soura said that eight out of the total samples which were processed at hospital’s viral diagnostic lab returned positive of the virus.
They include six from Baramulla and one each from Pulwama and Bandipora districts, he said.
Jammu Kashmir Covid Cases Total Today : They include 22-year-old from Pulwama, 28-year-old and 40-year-old from Mirgund Baramulla, 9-year-old boy, 11-year-old girl, 20-year-old woman and 40-year-old from Tangmarg besides 20-year-old from Sopore Baramulla while one case—23-year-old woman—is from Nadihal Bandopora.
Professor Farooq Jan, medical superintendent SKIMS said that almost all of them have history of travel to New Delhi and Bangalore while one case is a contact of a previous covid-19 patient.