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Case No. 5 fuels fear of community spread in Kashmir, beyond


Jammu and Kashmir reported its first Covid-19 death, when a 65-year-old, with a recent travel history to Saudi Arabia, passed away in Srinagar on Thursday. His two grandchildren have tested positive.

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported its first Covid-19 death, when a 65-year-old, with a recent travel history to Saudi Arabia, passed away in Srinagar on Thursday. His two grandchildren have tested positive. The death and confirmation of new positive cases hinted at community transmission in the Union Territory.

The man, referred to as ‘case number 5’, had come in contact with many foreigners at a Tableegi Jama’at annual ...


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