more than 236 person succesfully completed quarantine and discharged, 10 year old Covid19 patient, recovering.By Yana Mir
The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday said that 236 persons were discharged from quarantine centers in valley.
The same was revealed by Director of Information and Public Relations, “236 more persons have been discharged and are being sent home today after completing their two-week quarantine period in Srinagar. Together with 78 Tuesday 314 persons have completed their quarantine and been sent home so far.”
A 10 year old boy, a resident of Eidgah in Srinagar, had no history of travel. He, however, had hugged a man who had later tested positive for coronavirus, a senior doctor had told a news agency. He also confirmed that the boy’s test came out to be positive early Tuesday morning.
On Wednesday, his father said over phone “My son is doing well. We are hopeful that he will get well soon. Today everyone was relieved when my other family members’ test reports came back and they have all tested negative.” he said but added that his report was yet to come.
Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura Dr Farooq Ahmad Jan also confirmed that the reports of the family members tested negative.
However sources in the SKIMS said that all the family members were taken for mandatory quarantine.
According to the father of the boy, his son had hugged a Tableegi Jamaat member in Srinagar on March 21 and for at least a week he showed no symptoms. Suddenly, the boy complained of high fever on March 28.