As many as 20 samples that were diagnosed for Covid-19 at the SKIMS laboratory have turned positive, sources said. With this, the total number of positive cases from this particular laboratory has reached 274.
An official said that twenty patients have tested positive cases at SKIMS Soura on Friday, April 24,2020.
Among the cases, he said that nine patient are from Bandipora, 5 cases are from Shopian, 4 from Kupwara and two patients are from Tangmarg,” he said.
Meanwhile, a doctor at CD Hospital Dalgate said that today the COVID-19 laboratory has processed 145 samples and reports of all returned to be negative.
He said that the reports of 96 samples which were received late yesterday are being processed and are pending.
As of now, J&K has reported 454 cases, out of which 397 were in Kashmir and 57 in Jammu. Five have died, while 92 recovered. More than 64876 people have been kept under surveillance.