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Seven More People Test Positive For COVID-19 In Kashmir, Total Number Of Positive Cases Rises To 27

Of The Total 27 Cases, 21 Have Been Reported In The Kashmir Valley, While Six In Jammu Region.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Mar 2020, 04:00:46 PM
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Three coronavirus patients had traveled outside J&K. (Photo Credit: IANS)


Seven people tested positive for coronavirus in Kashmir on Saturday, taking the total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 27, officials said. Contacts of the fresh positive cases are being traced, they said.

"Seven more positive cases in Srinagar today. Four cases had a history of contact with already positive cases of religious congregation while the other three had travel history outside J&K," government spokesman Rohit Kansal said.

"Tough to be harbinger of unpleasant news. But being informed is being prepared," he posted on Twitter.

Of the total 27 cases, 21 have been reported in the Kashmir Valley, while six in Jammu region.  

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First Published : 28 Mar 2020, 04:00:46 PM

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