After Pulwama reported first Covid-19 case, 90 contacts put under quarantin

Srinagar, March 29: After Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Sunday reported its first Coronavirus case, administration has quarantined 87 contacts of the infected patient.
On Sunday, a youth from Rajpora area of the district was
was tested positive for Coronavirus and in view of his contact history, the administration has quarantined 87 people who he met during the past 10-13 days.
As per the officials, the patient had recently come from outside Jammu and Kashmir and had a travel history of outside states.
“The patient might have come in contact with Tableegi members from other countries including Malaysia, Indonesia etc, during various religious congregations,” the official said.
He said patient had reached Pulwama on 20 March after travelling from Delhi to Jammu and from Jammu to Pulwama.
The official said that so far at least 87 contacts of the subject 75 from Khaigam, 12 from Chandgam have been put under quarantine at a private school in Dangerpora Pulwama. (JKNS)

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