Srinagar, April 10: Out of 18 positive cases that surfaced in Kashmir today, only one is from Srinagar.
District Development Commissioner Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdary said that 8 Covid-19 patients in Srinagar sound panicky, but it is not. “This a classic tracing success story. We found a group of non-local visitors, acted fast and quarantined them. Out of 8 persons only one is from Srinagar who has come in contact with this non-local group.
Sources told KNT that a group of 7 visitors from Kerala, part of Tableegi Jamat were present in Srinagar. A local youth from Chatabla area was in touch with them. As the administration came to know about it, they were quarantined and today their tests were found positive.
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There are 207 confirmed cases in Jammu and Kashmir, out of which 168 are from Kashmir among which 7 are non-locals.