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Samples of 14,002 labourers collected at Qazigund from July 14 to 20: Govt

Srinagar, Jul 20: The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday said it has collected 14002 samples of labourers arriving at Qazigund toll post from 14th to 20th of July  2020 for COVID-19 testing..

As per the official data received in this regard, the samples are being collected from the labourers who are arriving at Jammu and Kashmir from several other states and UTs.

 

According to the figures, a total of 1012 samples were collected on July 14, of which, only six samples were tested positive while results for remaining 12990 of the total 14002 samples collected are awaited.

Pertinently, a total of 1012 samples were collected from the arriving labourers at Toll Post Qazigund on July 14; 2227 on July 15; 2099 on July 16; 2350 on July 17;  2893 samples were collected on July 18; 2000 on July 19; and 1421 on July 20 for corona virus testing.