2 bakers among 40 fresh Covid-19 cases; J&K tally now 1487

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Two bakers from Pulwama district were among 40 fresh COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the total number of cases in the UT to 1487, reports said on Friday.

Quoting official sources, news agency GNS reported that 16 of these cases, all from Shopian district, were confirmed at viral diagnostic lab at SKIMS Bemina, ten at viral diagnostic laboratory at SKIMS Soura, seven at Microbiology Lab of CD Hospital and the remaining at Jammu and private labs.