Valley News Desk

Zaffer Iqbal

Uri (Baramulla), Oct 08 (GNS): A dental doctor including eight health workers were among fourteen people testing positive for COVID19 infection here at Uri area of Baramulla district on Thursday.

Official sources told GNS of the total fourteen persons testing positive, include a dental doctor and seven other health workers at Primary Health Centre (PHC) Boniyar.

“Three among eight persons are working as volunteer health workers at the health facility,” the official said.

The six other persons testing positive for COVID-19 at sub-district hospital in Block Uri, as per the official, also include a health worker.

“Six health workers were shifted to COVID19 Hospital at Warikha Boniyar and the remaining patients advised to go for home isolation with all precautionary measures”, the official said.

The COVID samples were taken through Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) at SDH Uri and PHC Boniyar, the official added. (GNS)

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