Suspects include 4 non-local labourers, two women
Coronavirus patient stable: SKIMS
Srinagar, Mar 19: More patients with COVED-19 symptoms were identified in Kashmir Valley and all have been quarantined. These include 4 Nepali labourers and two women with travel history to Saudi Arabia.
Official sources told Kashmir News Trust that four Nepali labourers who were on way to Srinagar from Jammu by road were screened at Zig Lower Munda. They showed Coronavirus like symptoms and were immediately shifted to isolation ward at Qazigund Hospital.
“We are taking precautions and are very alert when it comes to screening of non-local labourers,” said an official.
The official added that there is no order or mechanism to stop the influx of these non-local labourers in Kashmir. “So for there is no official order in this regard and except screening we can’t do anything,” he added.
Official sources further added that a woman (name withheld) sixty years of age Larnoo Kokarnag area of Anantnag district was referred to PHC Larnoo. The woman was having high fever and flu and doctors shifted her to Srinagar hospital. Sources added that the woman has returned from Saudi Arabia few days back after performing Umrah there.
Similarly, in Armulla village of Pulwama, a woman with high fever and flu has been shifted to hospital.
Pertinently, one Coronavirus case has been reported from Kashmir so for. Administration has already imposed restrictions on the movement of public in various districts including Srinagar of Kashmir Valley.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan said that the woman, who was tested positive for Coronavirus on Wednesday evening, is undergoing treatment and she is stable