Jammu & Kashmir

24 pregnant women test COVID positive in maternity hospital in Srinagar

Lal Ded maternity hospital Srinagar. Photo: Twitter

Srinagar: At least 24 pregnant women tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday at Lal Ded maternity hospital in Srinagar with officials expecting a rise in the infections.

The healthcare workers, patients, and attendants were seen pulling their masks up after 24 patients were detected positive for the virus on arrival at Out Patient Department (OPD).

“Every patient has to undergo RAT before entering the hospital for the treatment. As of now, 24 have tested positive and there will obviously be more in Casualty and other departments,” a health official at the LD hospital said.

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