COVID-19: Ten year old Srinagar boy among four discharged from SKIMS

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Srinagar: Four COVID-19 patients, including a 10-year-old boy, were discharged from Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Science, Srinagar, after recovering from the infecetion.

“10-year-old boy, who was tested positive for the COVID-19 infection a couple of weeks ago, is stable and has recovered fully,” said Nodal Officer for coronavirus at SKIMS, Dr. Ghulam Hasan Itoo. “He has been discharged from the hospital today and besides him 3 more patients who also recovered from this disease were discharged.”

The minor boy is a resident of Rathpora, Eidgah, and had tested positive after he came in contact with a Tableegi Jamat member in a local mosque.

“We had collected his samples repeatedly and thankfully, his reconfirmation test was found out negative once again,” said Dr. Itoo.

Munir Ahmed, the father of the boy, said that he was informed by the doctors that his son has recovered and tested negative. “We are relieved and thankful to Almighty,” he said.

In Eidgah locality, three patients have been tested positive for COVID-19 infection so far.

Dr. Itoo said that among the four patients who were discharged from the hospital, two are from Bandipora and one from Budgam.

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