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COVID-19: 11 policemen among 186 new cases in J-K

Srinagar: At least eleven policemen, three Central Reserve Police Force, and a Border Security Force personnel were among 186 new coronavirus cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir (J-K) on Wednesday, taking the number of the COVID-19 patients to 6422 in J-K.

Unnamed sourced told a local news agency, Global News Service, that thirty-seven cases were reported from Baramulla followed by Shopian (35), Srinagar (29), Kupwara (22), Pulwama (19), eight each in Anantnag and Rajouri, Jammu (7), Samba (4), three each in Ganderbal and Udhampur, two each in Bandipora, Kathua, Poonch while one each were reported from Budgam, Doda and Reasi.

Dr. G H Yatoo, Nodal Officer Coronavirus Control Measures at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), told GNS that out of 2665 samples processed at the viral diagnostic lab today, 75 returned positive for the virus.

Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, told GNS that 42 are from Shopian, 16 from Pulwama, eight from Anantnag, three each from Srinagar and CRPF Battalions (HMT), two from Bandipora and one from Ganderbal. (GNS)

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