Z-Morh tunnel: 3 workers test positive

Construction of Z-Morh tunnel halted due to financial crunch of executing agency

Three workers of the Z-Morh tunnel construction company have tested positive for COVID19.

Official sources said that three workers of APCO construction company which is constructing the 6.5 Km long tunnel at Gagangeer Sonamarg in Ganderbal district have tested positive.

Nodal officer COVID19 in Kangan, Dr Shahid Ahmed, told the Greater Kashmir that 21 samples of the workers were taken out of which the results of six have been received, three have tested positive. He said that all the three patients have been shifted to COVID centre at Hatbura Ganderbal.

The management of the APCO construction company has said that these workers were in quarantine as they had recently arrived here to join the project.