Kashmir COVID Cases Shock Today | Read Out The Latest Report From SKIMS and CD Hospital
Kashmir COVID Cases Today: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday breached the 1200 mark as 106 cases tested COVID positive today (SKIMS AND CD HOSPITAL COVID REPORT) recording the second-highest spike in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. As per the Nodal officer at GMC Srinagar, out of the 750 samples processed at CD COVID-19 for 24 hours till 5 pm today on 18th May, at least 55 were from District Police Lines Anantnag
, 8 among them are patients from SMHS Hospital.
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Apart from the above cases, 5 doctors tested positive (3 ENT doctors and one doctor each ar Government Dental College Srinagar and SKIMS MCH Bemina).
The other patients include 2 from Anantnag, 2 from Srinagar (travellers from New Delhi), one patient admitted in LD Hospital from Bandipora, 2 from Jammu while one each is from Ganderbal, Kulgam, Handwara, Pulwama, Doda, Banihal, Kishtwar and Kathua.
As per the official sources, five doctors whose samples had tested positive include a 30-year-old from Bemina Srinagar (posted at SKIMS MCH), 27-year-old from Asham Sumbal Bandipora (posted in Orthodontics dental college Srinagar), 46-year-old from Ladakh (Consultant ENT SMHS), 42-year-old from Mahjoor Nagar Srinagar (Consultant ENT SMHS) and Registrar ENT SMHS, a 30-year-old doctor.
The 55 armed policemen who tested positive are aged between 25 to 56 years old and maximum among them are in 30s, they added. Eleven other samples were confirmed at army’s Command Hospital Udhampur and include 10 from Kulgam and one resident of Udhampur district, sources said. The two others are from Rajouri and their samples were confirmed at GMC Jammu.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS told GNS that five samples returned positive for the disease and include three from Kupwara and one each from Shopian and Srinagar.
With these cases, the number of Covid-19 patients has risen to 1289 so far.