Five Omicron cases detected in Kashmir

A healthcare worker designated for COVID testing outside hospital [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

‘Three among them were non-locals’

Srinagar: Five cases of Omicron have been detected in Kashmir valley which includes three non-local travelers, officials said on Tuesday.

A top health official said that the first case of Omicron was detected in Kashmir on Monday while four more were detected today.

He said that three of the five detected cases include three non-local travelers whose samples were taken in Anantnag and they have already returned back.

An official said that the person from Shopian and a pregnant woman from Uri were detected positive for Omicron. However, both are stable and have recovered as well.

“Robust teams are working to trace contact of the two persons who have been tested positive for Omicron,” the official said.

It is pertinent to mention here that earlier three cases of Omicron were detected in Jammu who had already recovered. (KNO)


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