4 new COVID-19 cases in Kashmir, total count in UT 45

Baramulla: People strictly practising social distancing while they queue up to buy medicines outside a medical store during 21-day long nationwide lockdown imposed as a precautionary measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla on March 25, 2020. (Photo: IANS)

Sven new coronavirus cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the Union Territory to 45. “Four more cases have been detected in Kashmir, while three new cases tested positive in the Jammu division,” a senior official said.

He said of the four persons who tested positive in Kashmir, two belonged to Shopian and the other two were residents of Srinagar district. “Contact-tracing of these persons has already commenced,” the official added.

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