Srinagar Red Zones Continue To Record Most Covid Positive Cases

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Srinagar: Government notified Red Zones in Srinagar continue to record a large number of Covid cases as according to the official figure over 1300 active cases out of total 1500 cases have been detected from the containment zones within the district till June 19, 2021.

Official figures reveal that there were 1575 positive cases in the district till June 19 (Saturday).

Of the total 1575 cases, 1384 have been detected from the localities declared as the red zones by the district administration Srinagar.

The figures reveal that only 191 active positive cases till Saturday were reported from outside containment zones, which is just 12.1 percent of the total active positive cases.

“A total of 153 localities within the district have been declared as red zones.”

A weekly Covid document prepared by the health officials of the district, reads that 6,41,704 people have been tested since the outbreak of the disease (Covid-19) in J&K, adding that 5,27,196 underwent Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) while 1,14,508 were tested through RT-PCR.

It added that so far 69,012 people have been tested positive across the district which include security personnel as well as the travellers.

The document further reveals that 5,78,241 contacts were also traced since the outbreak of the virus and a total of 66,621 people who were tested positive till June 19 have recovered.

It adds that the recovery rate in Srinagar is 96.5 percent while 816 people have also died due to the virus till last Saturday in the district, adding that the fatality rate in the district is 1.1 per cent.

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