No Case Of Coronavirus In Kashmir Valley So Far: SKIMS Chief

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Srinagar -Health officials in Kashmir on Wednesday said there was no positive case of novel coronavirus detected in the valley so far, urging the public not to panic but exercise caution to prevent spread of the disease that has been declared a global pandemic.

“We have tested 41 samples here and 40 of them have come out as negative. There has been no positive case reported from the valley till date,” Director, SKIMS Hospital Soura, A G Ahangar told reporters.

The result of one suspect is awaited, he added.

There was no need to panic or be scared about the novel coronavirus but people should follow the advisories issued by the authorities from time to time, he pointed out.

“Let us be safe, let us be wise and let us ensure that we help others to live as we live,” he said.

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