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Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah tests COVID-19 positive   Farooq Abdullah COVID19
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Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah tests COVID-19 positive  

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 30 Mar 2021, 09:12 am

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir National Conference Farooq Abdullah has tested COVID-19 positive.

He is currently self-isolating.

His son and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah tweeted: " My father has tested positive for COVID-19 & is showing some symptoms. I will be self-isolating along with other family members until we get ourselves tested. I request anyone who has come in to contact with us over the last few days to take all the mandated precautions."

India is witnessing a spike in COVID-19 cases for the past few weeks.

The global death toll from COVID-19 has gone past 2.787 million, while more than 127.4 million cases of the infection have been detected till now.

This data was released by the US-based Johns Hopkins University, which is the most credible source for tracking statistics on the Corona virus pandemic.