54-year-old Bandipora man dies of Covid-19 at SMHS Hospital

His test results came hours after his death; 15 other persons test positive in J&K

54-year-old Bandipora man dies of Covid-19 at SMHS Hospital

Srinagar: A 54-year-old man died at SMHS Hospital of Covid-19 on Tuesday, becoming the third casualty of the deadly virus in Jammu and Kashmir. A resident of Gund Jahangir village in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, the deceased was admitted to SMHS Hospital on Monday after complaining of breathlessness at home, Medical Superintendant of SMHS Dr […]

Peripheral hospital doctors demand separate accommodation

Say they don’t want to infect their families

Peripheral hospital doctors demand separate accommodation

Srinagar: Doctors and other healthcare professionals in different peripheral hospitals of Kashmir have demanded separate hostel accommodations similar to what their counterparts in Srinagar hospitals are being provided. According to doctors, there is apprehension they might infect their families and others if they go home after completing their duties. “The hostel facility is a must […]

3 more test positive in Kashmir, J&K tally 109

3 more test positive in Kashmir, J&K tally 109

Srinagar: Three more persons on Monday tested positive for novel coronavirus in Kashmir, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir to 109. According to officials, one of the latest patients belongs to Baramulla district while two others are from Srinagar. “Among the total samples tested today at the virology lab of […]

J&K’s coronavirus count crosses 100 mark

5 children among 14 new cases in Kashmir

J&K’s coronavirus count crosses 100 mark

Srinagar: Coronavirus positive cases crossed the 100 mark in Jammu & Kashmir after 14 more persons tested positive in the last 24 hours, raising the region’s tally to 106, officials said on Sunday. “So far, 106 persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in J&K. This includes two deaths and four recoveries,” said an official. Among […]

Sudden spurt in Covid-19 cases in J&K

With 19 new cases, 16 of them from Kashmir, active cases now at 88

Sudden spurt in Covid-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar: Nineteen more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the total number of cases detected in the region to 94. Among these, two patients have died and four patients have recovered. It was the highest number of Covid 19 cases detected in Jammu and Kashmir in one day. […]

COVID-19: 5 more test positive in J&K

COVID-19: 5 more test positive in J&K

Srinagar: Five more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, four of them from Kashmir. Including the fresh cases, the total number of Covid-19 positive patients has reached 75 in J&K. “Among the five new positive coronavirus cases, one is from Jammu district and two each are from Srinagar and […]

Kashmir haemophilia patients unable to get vital blood factor amid lockdown 

Kashmir haemophilia patients unable to get vital blood factor amid lockdown 

Srinagar: On Tuesday morning, the tenth day of lockdown in Kashmir over coronavirus risk, 10-year-old Sameer’s father tried to board a cab to collect lifesaving medicine for his son from SMHS hospital in Srinagar, above 50 kilometers away from their home in Kulgam’s Homshalibugh. Sameer needed anti-haemophilia blood factor urgently as he had suffered sudden internal […]

8 more positive cases in J&K, tally mounts to 70

Srinagar’s first positive patient walks home

8 more positive cases in J&K, tally mounts to 70

Srinagar: Eight more persons have tested positive for novel Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, taking the total number positive cases to 70 across the region. According to officials, five persons tested positive in Jammu while three belong to Kashmir Valley. “The two among the latest positive cases are the residents of north Kashmir, […]

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