‘Community spread of COVID-19 has started in Kashmir’

Srinagar: A day after Jammu and Kashmir faced its biggest spike in the number of COVID-19 positive cases, director of the super specialty Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) has said that community spread has already started in Kashmir.

Dr. A.G. Ahangar, director of SKIMS in Srinagar told news agency IANS, “Kashmir is facing community spread of COVID-19. This is a reality and we must accept it and learn to live with it”.

Director of Kashmir’s premier COVID testing and treatment hospital in Soura area of Srinagar, Dr. Ahangar said there has been a large spike in positive cases indicating obviously that more and more people are getting exposed to the virus.

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