Covid-19 Tally Crosses 2000-Mark In J&K As 115 More Test Positive

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Srinagar- Coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir crossed two-thousand mark on Thursday after 115 more people tested positive for virus, officials said.

“115 new COVID-19 cases were detected in J&K. While 101 of them are from Kashmir, 14 are from Jammu,” the officials said.

Among fresh cases, 45 cases were reported from Kupwara, 16 from Baramulla, 11 each from Srinagar & Budgam, eight each from Jammu & Shopian, seven from Anantnag, three each from Kathua & Pulwama, one each from Udhampur, Poonch & Reasi, they said.

They said 93 persons who tested positive are travellers.

The number of confirmed cases has now reached  2,036, out of which 1,636 are in Kashmir, while 400 are in Jammu, the officials said.

There are 1150 active cases of the coronavirus disease in J&K — 849 in Kashmir and 301 in Jammu — and 859 (763 from Kashmir and 96 from Jammu) patients have recovered, according to officials.

The J&K has witnessed 27 COVID-19 (24 from Kashmir, 3 from Jammu) deaths so far, including the one that took place on Thursday.

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