Woman from red-zone area found negative after death

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By KNT on 13/05/2020.

Woman from red-zone area found negative after death

Bandipora, May 13: An elderly woman from Gundjahangeer village of Bandipora, known as Coronavirus hotspot is tested negative after her death in Srinagar hospital.

Gund Jahangeer village has witnessed scores of Covid-19 cases and the area is still cut off from rest of the district. It has been declared as red-zone.

Sources told KNT that a 71 year old woman Saja Begum wife of Abdul Aziz Begum was admitted at SKIMS Soura after developing chest infection. Being the resident of red-zone, doctors collected her samples for Covid-19.
Before her test was found negative, the woman died in the hospital.

A medico while confirming the death of elderly woman said that her body has been handed over to legal heirs for last rights. He added that being the resident of red-zone, only few people would be allowed to participate in her funeral prayer.

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