Four more persons, all from Bandipora, test positive for coronavirus infection
Srinagar: Four more persons, all from Bandipora, have test positive for coronavirus infection, officials said Wednesday.
“Preliminary findings suggest they were close contacts of Srinagar patient who tested positive yesterday. All five reported to have participated together in religious event,” Rohit Kansal, governments’ spokesman said in a tweet.
Meanwhile, asuspected coronavirus patient, with travel history to Hungary, escaped from the isolation ward of Chest Disease Hospital Dalgate here on Wednesday afternoon, sources said.
A resident of uptown Srinagar, the 25-year-old youth, according to the doctors, is a ‘strong suspected case’ and the result of his test is awaited.
Sources said that he was admitted yesterday and his sample has been sent for test.
Last week also, a female patient suspected of COVID19, had escaped from the Chest Diseases Hospital.
A returnee from Saudi Arabia, she was later traced and readmitted. Her test reports came out to be negative, they added. (with GNS inputs)