61 More Test Covid-19 Positive In J&K, Cases Rise To 4,346

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Srinagar- 61 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the number of cases in J&K to 4,346, officials said.

“61 new COVID-19 cases were detected in J&K. While 44 of them are from Kashmir, 17 are from Jammu,” the officials said.

Among fresh cases, 13 were reported from Srinagar, nine from Budgam, seven from Kupwara, five from Baramulla,  four each from Anantnag, Kishtwar & Jammu, three each from Reasi & Kathua,  two each from Kulgam & Ramban and one each from Shopian, Pulwama Ganderbal, Bandipora & Udhampur, they said.

They said that 182 patients recovered and were discharged from different hospitals.

The number of confirmed cases has now reached 4,346, out of which 3,407 are in Kashmir, while 939 are in Jammu, the officials said.

There are 2,792 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in J&K — 2,099 in Kashmir and 693 in Jammu — and 1,506 (1,265 from Kashmir and 241 from Jammu) patients have recovered, according to officials.

The J&K has witnessed 50 COVID-19 deaths so far (45 from Kashmir, 5 from Jammu), including the four deaths that took place on Tuesday.

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