J&K Covid-19 Tally Crosses 6,000-Mark As 132 More Test Positive


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Srinagar: Coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir crossed six thousand mark on Monday after 132 more people tested positive for virus, officials said.

132 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, taking the number of cases in J&K to 6,088, officials said.

“132 new Covid-19 cases were detected in J&K. While 122 of them are from Kashmir, 10 are from Jammu,” the officials said.

Among fresh cases, 22 each cases were reported from Srinagar & Shopian followed by 20 from Budgam, 18 from Baramulla, 13 from Kupwara, 12 from Kulgam, 10 from Pulwama, five from Poonch, three from Bandipora, two each from Anantnag & Kathua and one each from Jammu, Rajouri & Doda they said.

They said that 149 more patients recovered and were discharged from different hospitals.

The number of confirmed cases has now reached 6,088 out of which 4,712 are in Kashmir, while 1,376 are in Jammu, the officials said.

There are 2,472 active cases of the coronavirus disease in J&K — 1,928 in Kashmir and 544 in Jammu — and 3,531 (2,709 from Kashmir and 822 from Jammu) patients have recovered, according to officials.

The J&K has witnessed 85 Covid-19 (75 from Kashmir, 10 from Jammu) deaths so far.


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