Coronavirus: 27 More Test Positive, Tally Reaches 1092

by Tahir Bhat

SRINAGAR: The number of Covid-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 1092 on Saturday, after 27 more patients tested positive for the dreaded virus.

A health official takes a sample of a pregnant woman at a COVID-19 coronavirus testing centre in Srinagar on Saturday May 16, 2020. KL Image by Bilal Bahadur

An official told Kashmir Life that twenty-seven persons have been tested positive for COVID19 at the SKIMS laboratory.

“Out of these twenty-seven, twelve are from Kupwara, three from Anantnag, 10 are travellers and one each from Baramulla and Budgam districts,” he said. “We are in the process of getting the details of the individuals.”

He said in the past 24 hours 2501 tests were carried out At Viral Research and Diagnostic Lab of SKIMS Soura of which 27 were found to be positive.

Coronavirus: 12 Pregnant women among 17 new cases, total 1065

As of now, J&K has reported 1092 cases, out of which 568 are Active Positive, 513 have recovered and eleven have died.

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