Srinagar, April 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, five more tested positive for COVID-19, today, taking the toll to 128. The authorities have sealed a colony in Srinagar for being a virus hotspot.
The five new positive cases were detected from the Kashmir Valley. Of total 128 cases, 93 are from the Kashmir Valley, 21 from Jammu and 14 are from Ladakh region.
Around 35,243 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance.
Dr. AG Ahanger, Director of Soura Institute of Medical Sciences, Srinagar, said 238 patients admitted in the hospital were discharged. He said, “24 positive patients are under treatment and are all recovering well”.
The occupation authorities declared Srinagar’s Chattabal area as containment zone and sealed it after several positive cases were reported from the area.