First coronavirus case confirmed in Jammu; 63-year-old woman with history of travelling to Iran undergoing treatment in isolation ward, says health official

The woman, who had a travel history to Iran, was among two patients who were declared 'high viral load cases' by the administration on the weekend

Press Trust of India March 09, 2020 13:47:28 IST
First coronavirus case confirmed in Jammu; 63-year-old woman with history of travelling to Iran undergoing treatment in isolation ward, says health official
  • 63-year-old woman tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu, making her the first confirmed case in Jammu and Kashmir

  • The woman had a travel history to Iran

  • She is undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of Government Medical College hospital

Jammu: A 63-year-old woman tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu, making her the first confirmed case in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Monday.

First coronavirus case confirmed in Jammu 63yearold woman with history of travelling to Iran undergoing treatment in isolation ward says health official

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The woman, who had a travel history to Iran, was among two patients who were declared "high viral load cases" by the administration on the weekend.

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They are undergoing treatment at the isolation ward of the Government Medical College (GMC) hospital and are in a stable condition, the officials said.

"The test report of the woman patient is positive, while the report of the other patient is still awaited," a Health Department official said.

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