by Tahir Bhat
Ten more persons tested positive for the novel Covid-19 disease in Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases across the Jammu and Kashmir to 378.
Sources said the ten patients have been tested positive at the SKIMS laboratory Srinagar.
He said that all the ten are residents of Heerpora and Bemnipora villages of Shopian district and are contacts of previous patients.
Heerpora village has already been declared as the red zone.
Shopian has already been declared as COVID-19 hotspot with 32 positive cases reported so far.
More than 61774 people are under surveillance in Jammu and Kashmir, including those who are either in the government established quarantine facilities or in-home isolation.
As of now, J&K has reported 378 cases, of which 302 are Active Positive, 71 have recovered and 05 have died.