dhara family in Pampore test negative for Covid-19

Authorities say no need to panic

PAMPORE: A swift action by administration and health officials who conducted rapid antibody tests to the immediate contacts of a ‘suspected’ positive Covid-19, assured their safe return home after their tests came negative. One of the persons who in chandhara village had attended the Nizzamuddin congregation in Delhi and even carried the 14 day quarantine at a hospital in Pampore was again assessed for the symptoms along with his family with all of them turning negative for the virus. A dditional Deputy Commissioner Zaffar Ahmad Shawl told Kashmir Reader that rapid antibody tests were conducted on suspected patients and their immediate contacts which showed signs of being weakly positive We immediately swung into action and isolated the families/immediate contacts; he said adding that they repeated the tests and further screening has revealed they were all fine. He said that the families were returning to their homes tomorrow. Panic had gripped in Pampore areas after a body screening test of a person had diagnosed positive. While talking to Kashmir Reader Tehsildar Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi- ud-Din said “That the swab tests have been found negative, and all family members will be dropped to their respective homes, he further

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