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Srinagar: 8-month-old tests positive for Covid-19, youngest coronavirus patient in India

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 26 March 2020, 20:10 IST

An 8-month-old child in Srinagar is the latest person to test positive for coronavirus, the disease caused by novel coronavirus. The child is perhaps the youngest coronavirus patient in India.

On Thursday, officials in Jammu and Kashmir stated two new cases of coronavirus have been unearthed in the Union Territory. Both the patients are brothers. While is eight month old, the otheris seven-years-old.

They are grand childern of a person who not long ago arrived back from Saudi Arabia and tested positive for coronavirus on 24th March.

With the two new cases, the total number of people who tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir now is at 11.

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First published: 26 March 2020, 20:10 IST
 
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