JAMMU: Day after giving birth to a baby at Sri Maharaja Gulab Singh (SMGS) Hospital in Jammu, a woman from Akhnoor was tested positive for novel coronavirus, sending alarm bells ringing in the entire winter capital.
This is the J&K’s first case of a COVID-19 positive patient giving birth and it has led to panic in the entire Jammu city.
The sample of the baby has been taken and results are awaited. “Both the woman, a resident of Akhnoor Jammu, and baby are healthy but the woman’s tests returning positive for the coronavirus has created panic. The hospital houses many patients and this is reason why everybody is alarmed,” a senior official said.