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Coronavirus: 3,300 people under surveillance in J&K

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

As many as 184 travellers and persons in contact with suspected coronavirus cases were put under surveillance in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, taking the total number of such people to 3,330, an official bulletin said on Friday.

Of the 3,330 people, 2,465 were in home quarantine, 44 quarantined in hospitals and 416 in home surveillance, while 405had completed the 28-day surveillance period, it added.

A total of 186 samples were sent for testing, of which 178 were negative, the bulletin said.

Only four cases had tested positive for coronavirus in the Union Territory, while the reports of four others were awaited, it added.

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First Published: Fri, March 20 2020. 18:30 IST