J&K Tally Reaches 983 As 12 More Test Covid-19 Positive

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Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported twelve new coronavirus cases taking the total number of Covid-19 cases to 983, officials said.

“Twelve new cases have been reported from Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours,” the officials said, adding that nineteen more patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals.

Of fresh cases, eight were reported from Kashmir and four from Jammu division, they said..

In Kashmir, five cases were reported from Srinagar two from Shopian and one from Pulwama district. In Jammu division, three cases were reported from Ramban and one from Udhampur district, they said.

The officials said that the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir has now risen to 983.

Of the total number of cases reported so far, 882  are from Kashmir and 101 from Jammu. Eleven people (nine In Kashmir and two In Jammu) have died and 482 patients (428 from Kashmir and 57 from Jammu) have recovered. The number of active cases stands at 487 (445 in Kashmir and 42 in Jammu), they added.

More than 1 Lakh people have been kept under surveillance including those who are either in government established quarantine facilities or in home isolation.

13 More Recover From Covid-19

The SKIMS Medical College and Hospital, Bemina today discharged thirteen more patients after recovering from covid-19. They include eight from district Bandipora, four from Budgam, one from Baramulla.

The patients had been admitted in the hospital after testing positive more than two weeks back at various referral centers.

The hospital informed that the number of patients who recovered reached to one hundred thirty-six out one hundred seventy eight with the recovery percentage 76%.

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