100 Security Men Among 489 New Cases

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Srinagar: Over a hundred security personnel and 79 travellers were among 489 people who tested Covid-19 positive on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir, raising the number of infected people across the Union Territory to 18879.

According to officials 88 CRPF men, ten personnel of SSB, nine from Badamibagh cantonment, seven minors and 79 travellers were among the fresh cases reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday.

While Kashmir reported 355 fresh cases of Covid-19 today, remaining 134 cases were confirmed by health officials from Jammu province.

There are now 7,661 active cases in the union territory, while 10,885 patients have recovered, they added.

The officials said Srinagar district in central Kashmir recorded the highest of 138 new positive cases followed by 43 in Jammu District.

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