SRINAGAR: 51 pregnant women and twelve doctors were among fresh 308 cases of covid-19 reported in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources told news agency GNS. These cases, sources said, are apart from 143 declared by the government on Saturday. With this, the total number of positive cases reported today has reached 451.

They said that among the fresh cases, 253 were confirmed at CD hospital’s diagnostic lab and include 51 pregnant women who are residents of Gund, Wussan, Matrgund, Serch, Kangan, Narayan Bagh in Ganderbal district; Gulabagh, Chanapora, Baghwanpora Lal Bazar in Srinagar; Kreeri, Khawajabagh, Tapper, Putha Kreeri, Matipora Pattan, Vizer in Baramulla, Wazirthal Telail, Budugaam in Bandipora district.

Regarding the doctors, they said, their samples were received from CMO Srinagar, SMHS hospital, GB Pant hospital, SDH Kokernag, PHC Mattan. Sources, however, said that there could be cases that are repeated.

Besides, the cases, there are 50 cases which were reported from SKIMS Soura and five from SKIMS Bemina.

Meanwhile, four Covid-19 infected patients died in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday taking the total number of deaths due to deadly virus to 40.

While three deaths took place in the Kashmir Valley, one was recorded in Jammu region, said an official.


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