Srinagar, March 21 : A contact of covid-19 patient was admitted to SKIMS hospital on late Saturday evening and his sample has been taken, official said.
Professor Farooq Ahmad Jan, the medical superintendent of SKIMS, told news agency that the patient has been admitted to an isolation facility at the tertiary care hospital. “The sample of the person has been taken and sent for the test.” With this, three persons were admitted to SKIMS today. The two others have travel history to Saudi Arabia and Thailand. Two contacts of the positive patient, a 67-year-old woman from Khayam, Khanyar Srinagar who had returned from Saudi Arabi on March 16, have already tested negative. (GNS)