National Conference President Farooq Abdullah has tested Covid-19 positive. The National Conference Leader and Former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah confirmed the news through Twitter.
Omar Abdullah said that he is self-quarantined along with family members. He also requested people to take all the necessary precautions who have been in contact with them in the last few days.
“My father “Farooq Abdullah” has tested positive for COVID-19 and is showing some symptoms. I will be self-isolating along with other family members until we get ourselves tested. I request anyone who has come in to contact with us over the last few days to take all the mandated precautions” wrote Omar Abdullah.
Covid Fresh Cases in J&K
On Monday, Jammu and Kashmir have recorded 235 fresh positive Covid-19 cases, and this has led the total infection count to 1, 30,228. However, no death is recorded in the Union territory in the last 24 hours.
As per the report, these fresh cases also include 58 travellers. Among the new cases, 51 are from the Jammu division, whereas 184 from the Kashmir division of the Union Territory (UT).
Srinagar has recorded the highest of 99 cases. 40 are travellers, 35 are from Baramulla district and 19 in Jammu district.
Four districts did not report any fresh cases, while nine other districts had less than 10 cases. Additionally, the districts like Budgam, Anantnag, Pulwama, and Kishtwar recorded the Covid-19 cases in double digits.