Kupwara, Nov 12: At least seven children have been found Covid-19 positive at District Hospital Handwara during the last one week, thus creating panic among parents in the area.
A senior official at District Hospital Handwara told Greater Kashmir that during past one week, seven children from different areas of Kupwara have been found positive.
The official said that the youngest infected child is a six-month-old infant. Teenagers as old as 14-years have also tested positive for Covid-19 at the hospital.
“On-duty doctors after assessing these kids prescribed their attendants to get their Covid tests done following which their tests came positive,” the official added.
The official said that all of the infected children have been home isolated and were getting better with each passing day. Meanwhile, Superintendent District Hospital Handwara, Dr Nisar confirmed to Greater Kashmir that during past one month seven kids have been found positive.