4 test positive for COVID-19 in Udhampur; cases in J-K climb to 188
Udhampur/Jammu: Four people have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 in Udhampur district, taking the total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 188, officials said on Friday.
The four are the contacts of a 61-year-old woman who died of coronavirus on Wednesday, they said.
“Ten tests were received in Udhampur. Out of these, four have turned out positive. They are known contacts of a woman who died of coronavirus at GMC Jammu,” District Magistrate, Udhampur, Piyush Singla told PTI.
The positive cases included two grand-daughters, daughter-in-law and a neighbour of the deceased woman, he said.
The reports of the son and the husband of the woman are awaited from GMC Jammu, Singla said.
The woman”s son is a PSO of a retired police officer, he said.
Authorities have declared Tikri village in Udhampur a red zone and aggressive contact tracing of positive cases is being done by health teams, officials said.