204 More Test Positive For Covid-19, J&K Tally At 6,966


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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 204 more Covid-19 cases on Saturday, taking the number of cases in J&K to 6,966, officials said.

“204 new Covid-19 cases were detected in J&K. While 191 of them are from Kashmir, 13 are from Jammu,” the officials said.

Among fresh cases, 52 cases were reported from Baramulla followed by 49 from Srinagar, 26 from Shopian, 20 from Pulwama, 13 from Budgam, nine from Kupwara, eight from Kulgam, six from Anantnag, four each from Bandipora & Ganderbal, three each Jammu & Rajouri, two each from Udhampur, Ramban & Kishtwar and one from Samba, they said.

They said that 145 more patients recovered and were discharged from different hospitals.

The number of confirmed cases has now reached 6,966 out of which 5,475 are in Kashmir, while 1,509 are in Jammu, the officials said.

There are 2,648 active cases of the coronavirus disease in J&K — 2,200 in Kashmir and 448 in Jammu — and 4,225 (3,175 from Kashmir and 1,050 from Jammu) patients have recovered, according to officials.

The J&K has witnessed 93 Covid-19 (82 from Kashmir, 11 from Jammu) deaths so far.

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