Srinagar: Twenty paramilitary forces personnel and a soldier besides five policemen and as many as pregnant women were among 198 covid-19 infections reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.
Sources said 19 of them are from Jammu Division and 179 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally in J&K to 7695
Giving the district-wise break of the cases, sources said that 49 were reported from Baramulla, 32 each from Srinagar and Shopian, 24 from Pulwama, 16 from Kupwara, 11 each from Ganderbal and Jammu, eight from Anantnag, six from Budgam, three from Doada, two each from Samba and Rajouri besides one each from Kulgam and Udhampur.
Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at SKIMS Soura told GNS that out of the 2550 samples were processed at the viral diagnostic laboratory of the hospital, 85 returned positive for the virus.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS that 29 were from Shopian, 15 each from CRPF Battalions and Pulwama, nine from Srinagar, six from Anantnag, three each from Baramulla and Mumbai, two from Budgam and one each from Kupwara, Kulgam and Ganderbal. (GNS)
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