703 New Covid-19 Cases in Kashmir Include 42 Security Personnel


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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 708 new cases of Covid-19, including 20 cops, 22 security personnel and 43 travellers, raising the number of people infected by the deadly disease across the Union territory to 30034.

While Kashmir valley reported 606 new cases of coronavirus, remaining 102 were confirmed by the officials from the Jammu region.

Among the new cases in valley include 20 from DPL Shopian, 17 CRPF and five from BB Cantt besides as many minors and three pregnant women, officials said.

Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, official sources said that Srinagar reported  229 new cases, Baramulla 35, Pulwama 24, Budgam 88, Anantnag 48, Kulgam 19, Shopian 10, Kupwara 43, Bandipora 48, Ganderbal 62, Jammu 41, Rajouri 4, Kathua 4, Udhampur 2, Ramban 2, Samba 10, Doda 3, Poonch 1,Reasi 34 and Kishtwar 1.

In Kashmir, Srinagar tops the list with 7253 cases followed by Baramulla with 2510, Pulwama 2146, Budgam 1922, Kulgam 1747, Shopian 1589, Anantnag 1905, Kupwara 1680, Bandipora 1583 and Ganderbal 1051.

In Jammu division, Jammu district has 2074 cases, Rajouri 794, Ramban 631, Kathua 681, Udhampur 664, Samba 599, Doda 350, Poonch 333, Reasi 336 and Kishtwar 186.

Moreover, sources said 611 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals, 175 from Jammu Division and 436 from Kashmir Valley.


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