Seven more COVID-19
cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, prompting the
administration to further tighten the restrictions on the movement of people.
“#COVID19 Four more
cases detected positive in Kasmir. 2 each from Shopian and Srinagar. All contacts of previous positive cases.
Contact tracing working on the ground (sic),” J&K government spokesperson
Rohit Kansal, tweeted in the afternoon.
Earlier, in the
morning, in another tweet, he said: “No new cases in Kashmir division; in Jammu
Division 3 new positive cases.” With these fresh cases, the total number of
patients tested positive for the deadly virus in Jammu and Kashmir risen to 45.
While two among them
died, two have recovered so-far. A woman from the old city Khanyar area of
Srinagar, who became the first case of the COVID-19 disease in Kashmir, has now
tested negative for the novel disease.