Srinagar: At least 13 positive patients of COVID-19 who were undergoing treatment at Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar have completely recovered and have been discharged from the hospital, officials said on Tuesday.
Head of Department, Chest Disease hospital, Srinagar, Dr. Naveed Nazir Shah told news agency, that repeated tests of 13 positive patients have turned negative, following which the have been discharged from CD hospital and have been asked to go for home quarantine.
He said the tests of patients were repeated thrice and reports of their third samples were received today, which were negative as well.
“A satisfactory moment … relieved 13 Covid patients for home quarantine… not to lower our guard….stay home .. stay safe.. maintain social distance.Obey advisories. Together v can overcome all challenges,” Dr Naveed tweeted.
Pertinently, 222 positive cases have been detected in Kashmir division so far while three persons have died and around 20 patients recovered so far.
More Positive Developments: 13 more COVID +Ve patients discharged from CD Hospital Srinagar after treatment/recovery. Good Job everyone. #Togetherwecan#Weshallovercome@diprjk @HealthMedicalE1 @listenshahid
— Rohit Kansal (@kansalrohit69) April 14, 2020
Notably, the total number of positive cases in Jammu and kashmir Union Territory stands at 270 including 48 from Jammu division, where 09 patients of COVID-19 have recovered while as one has died.