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COVID19: Infant, 7 year old latest positive cases in Kashmir

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President Doctors Association of Kashmir, Dr Suhail Naik said that the two children will recover as there was no mortality below 19 years reported across the globe.

Srinagar : A young girl and an infant from Srinagar have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir, taking the total number of such cases in Kashmir to 10.
As per a senior official at JLNM hospital, the girls, aged 8 months old and 7 years old, were tested positive for the virus.

The two are the grandchildren of the patient from Srinagar who was tested positive a few days ago.

 

Both the children are presently quranatined in the Hospital.
“They were in contact with the affected patient from Natipora. Their tests have come positive. The test reports of their mother lies awaited,” the official said.

Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal too confirmed the cases saying the two children were kin of the Srinagar patient who had travelled to Saudi Arabia and was tested positive on March 24.

President Doctors Association of Kashmir, Dr Suhail Naik said that the two children will recover as there was no mortality below 19 years reported across the globe.


As per sources, there are a total number of 32 high risk suspects for COVID-19 quarantined at JLNM at present.