Jammu and Kashmir: Two terrorists who were killed in Kulgam encounter on Saturday have been reported coronavirus positive, a report said on Sunday.
As per the report, the medico-legal formalities were completed during which the samples of two killed militants were taken. The samples were sent for coronavirus test.
A police official stated that the test reports were received by CD Hospital in Srinagar where both the killed terrorists were confirmed as coronavirus positive.
Meanwhile, the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Sunday stated that 8 more personnel of ITBP have been tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. There are a total of 151 active cases and 270 have recovered till date.
The coronavirus cases have been rising and therefore, the people are concerned about the peak of COVID-19 cases.
India on Sunday reports the highest single-day spike of 24,850 new COVID-19 cases and 613 deaths in the last 24 hours. The positive cases stand at 6,73,165 including 2,44,814 active cases, 4,09,083 cured and discharged and 19,268 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.
AIIMS Director Randeep Guleria had earlier predicted that coronavirus peak in India can hit in June or July.