Coronavirus: 10 new positive cases in Kashmir, 3 in Jammu

KT NEWS SERVICE. Dated: 3/29/2020 12:32:13 AM

SRINAGAR, Mar 28: Kashmir today recorded highest number of coronavirus positive cases as 10 more patients tested positive. Three more new positive cases were reported from Jammu.
Subsequently, the number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir has now gone to 33.
"Hardly do I finish my press briefing -28 cases-that I get more unpleasant news -5 new positive cases- 2 in Srinagar, 3 in Jammu- all contacts of previously positive ones ; All Jammu cases asymptomatic. We are at 33 now," tweeted government spokesman Rohit Kansal this evening.
Out of the 33 cases in J&K, 24 are from Kashmir and 9 from Jammu. Two patients have recovered, while one has died.
Eleven of the positive in Kashmir could be traced to a single religious congregation.
Six traced to one single group which travelled to Saudi Arabia.
532 samples have been collected for test of COVID-19 in J&K. Out of those 33 samples tested positive. 486 samples tested negative. 13 reports are awaited, officials said.



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