Baramulla- A junior resident doctor posted at Government Medical College (GMC) Baramulla tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, officials said.
He has become the first doctor in the Valley, who has tested positive for the pandemic.
A junior doctor posted at GMC Baramulla tested positive after he came in contact with a positive patient, news agency KNO quoting officials reported.
The report said that all his contacts have been traced and they have been also put under quarantine.
Confirming the development, Medical Superintendent, GMC Baramulla, Dr. Syed Masood Bukhari said that a junior resident doctor has tested positive for COVID-19.
He said that around 18 contacts of the doctor have been put under quarantine at GMC Baramulla. “The doctor has also been kept under isolation at GMC,” he said
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