Coronavirus: Five Doctors Test Positive In Kashmir

by Tahir Bhat

SRINAGAR: As many as five doctors have tested positive on Monday, taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 1188.

Dr Saleem Khan nodal officer COVID19 at GMC Srinagar said that five doctors including three from ENT section of SMHS, one from Dental college and one from SKIMS MCH Bemina tested positive on Sunday evening.

He said that a 29- year -old covid-19 positive lady from Habba Kadal who died on Sunday at CD hospital was treated by a doctor from Dental college besides doctors of ENT section of Shri Maharaja hospital Srinagar.

Official sources said that five doctors whose samples returned 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.

As of now, J&K has reported 1185 cases, 600 are Active Positive, 575 have recovered and 13 have died. More than 111368  people have been kept under surveillance.

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