7 COVID-19 patients test negative in J&K

Srinagar, April 4 (IANS) Seven positive cases admitted in Srinagar’s Chest Diseases Hospital have tested negative on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir.

Terming it as a ‘very good news that indicates we can do it together’ Naveed Shah, Superintendent of the hospital told the media that seven COVID-19 positive cases being treated at the hospital have tested negative on Saturday.
“They have been shifted to quarantine and after completion of the quarantine period they will be tested again and after that allowed to join their families.
“Two patients who recovered fully at the hospital have already been discharged”, Shah said.
Meanwhile, Rohit Kansal, government spokesman said, “Three more positive cases reported today from Narsoo, Ushampur. All contacts of a positive patient from Ushampur with travel history abroad”.
With this, the total number of coronavirus positive cases has gone up to 78 in J&K.
Two of these have died while three have completely recovered. Thus the number of active COVID-19 cases in J&K is now 73.
–IANS
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