Nine new cases of hepatitis B found in Kupwara

Sixty people have tested positive for hepatitis B in Diver Lolab in Kupwara district  in the last one year . Nine new cases have been recently found positive for hepatitis B as a team of doctors started the screening in the area  . About 3000 people have undergone the screening of blood samples so far. Chief Medical Officer Kupwara is heading the medical team.