SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir 

As the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is spreading rapidly across the Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir, health experts in the region fear the disease has seeped in the community.

They are pushing for aggressive mass testing to identify asymptomatic cases to save the region from any catastrophe.

While the region reported fourth death on Friday, the infected cases have also surged to 184, although, experts believe the testing rate is still abysmally low. So far less than 5% of people tested for the infection, according to medical experts.

Official data mentions that 60,000 people have been

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