Srinagar, May 14: Twelve persons on Thursday tested positive for the novel coronavirus in the Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Among them, five were confirmed at the viral diagnostic laboratory of SKIMS here, Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent of the tertiary care hospital, told JKNS.
At SKIMS a total of 3619 samples received on 12.05.20 and 13.05.20 five samples reported positive. 3614 samples reported negative. Among 05 positives 02 are from Shopian, 01 from Srinagar, 01 from Pulwama and
01 from Jammu.
Sources said that four samples returned positive for covid-19 at a private laboratory while three cases were reported in Ramban district of Jammu division.
Meanwhile, out of 748 samples processed at CD covid-19 laboratory, none came out to be positive, Dr Salim, concerned Nodal Officer, told JKNS.