Srinagar: Eighteen people test positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, and the tally in the Union Territory rose to 793. Among the fresh cases, three are from Jammu and fifteen from Kashmir.
One doctor of Department of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Super Specialty Hospital Srinagar is among today’s 15 new positive cases of Covid-19 in Kashmir.
The government’s spokesperson, Rohit Kansal, stated that the UT “broke 3000 tests a day barrier.”
“3429 samples tested; 18 positives detected,” he wrote in a tweet. He further wrote: “Total positives now 793- Jammu 68; Kashmir 725. Our positivity rate 2.1%; Mortality rate 1.13%.”
J&K breaks the 3000 tests a day barrier- 3429 samples tested; 18 positives detected. Total positives now 793- Jammu 68; Kashmir 725. Our positivity rate 2.1%; Mortality rate 1.13% @diprjk @HealthMedicalE1
— Rohit Kansal (@kansalrohit69) May 7, 2020
Last night, one more patient, a resident fo Alamgiri bazaar in Srinagar, died of COVID-19, taking to death toll to nine.