127 More Test Positive For Covid-19, J&K Tally At 6,549


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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 127 more Covid-19 cases on Thursday, taking the number of cases in J&K to 6,549, officials said.

“127 new Covid-19 cases were detected in J&K. While 113 of them are from Kashmir, 14 are from Jammu,” the officials said.

Among fresh cases, 35 cases were reported from Kulgam followed by 33 from Srinagar,15 from Baramulla, 12 from Shopian, nine from Kupwara, six from Ganderbal,  four from Jammu, three each from Bandipora, Kathua & Rajouri, two from Samba and one each from Doda & Reasi, they said.

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

The number of confirmed cases has now reached 6,549 out of which 5,111 are in Kashmir, while 1,438 are in Jammu, the officials said.

There are 2,492 active cases of the coronavirus disease in J&K — 2,022 in Kashmir and 470 in Jammu — and 3,967 (3,010 from Kashmir and 957 from Jammu) patients have recovered, according to officials.

The J&K has witnessed 91 Covid-19 (80 from Kashmir, 11 from Jammu) deaths so far.

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