Biggest Covid-19 Spike in J&K, 601 Test Positive in a Day

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed biggest spike of 601 positive cases of Noval Coronavirus on Friday and with this the number mounted to 12, 757 in J&K. The fresh positive cases included 86 persons who had returned to J&K from outside in last 24 hours.

Of the 601 new cases, 644 belong to Kashmir division while as 137 are from Jammu division, officials said, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached to 10,113 including 4893 recoveries and 213 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 2644 including 1665 recoveries and 18 deaths.

They added that a total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 5,968 including 5,007 from Kashmir division and 961 from Jammu division.

With 112 more recoveries, the tally of recovered patients in Jammu and Kashmir has mounted to 6,558 which is 51.40 per cent of the total cases.

“The cases tested positive in J&K include 152 from Srinagar, 10 from Kulgam, 62 from Baramulla, 82 from Shopian, 51 from Anantnag, 12 from Kupwara, 19 from Pulwama, 46 from Budgam, one from Bandipora and 29 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 137 from Jammu division including 16 from Jammu, 15 from Udhampur, 21 from Kathua, 12 from Rajouri, 41 from Ramban, 15 from Samba, four from Poonch, 10 from Kishtwar and three from Reasi,” officials divulged.

Officials said that around 100 patients were tested positive at CD hospital on Friday including seven pregnant ladies.

As per officials figures, 2,486 positive cases including 59 deaths and 566 recoveries are from Srinagar, 1,464 including 48 deaths and 582 recoveries are from Baramulla, 1,113 including 700 recoveries and 23 deaths are from Kulgam, 1,055 including 18 deaths and 724 recoveries are from Shopian, 988 including 17 deaths and 646 recoveries are from Anantnag, 831 including 526 recoveries and 13 deaths are from Kupwara, 794 including 395 recoveries and 10 deaths are from Pulwama, 708 including 340 recoveries and 17 deaths are from Budgam, 423 including 313 recoveries and 04 deaths are from Bandipora, 251 including 101 recoveries and 04 death are from are from Ganderbal.

In Jammu division, 569 including 378 recoveries and 11 deaths are from Jammu district, 322 including 289 recoveries and one death from Udhampur, 349 including 237 recoveries and one death from Kathua, 318 including 214 recoveries are from Ramban, 333 including 98 recoveries and one death from Rajouri, 316 including 172 recoveries and one death from Samba, 152 including one death and 123 recoveries from Poonch, 154 including 82 recoveries and two deaths from Doda, 63 including 45 recoveries are from Reasi and 68 including 27 recoveries are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 3,25,291 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 37,924 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 5,968 persons are in hospital isolation while 13 persons are under hospital quarantine.

According to the bulletin, 2,36,850 persons have completed surveillance period and 44,305 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 489,382 samples are available.

Of 489,382, the number of samples tested negative stands at 4,76,625 while as 12,757 have been tested positive, among them 5,968 are active and 6,558 persons have recovered and 231 persons have died.

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