COVID-19 in J&K: 6 Die, 686 Test Positive

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Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir Monday reported six deaths and another spike of 686 cases pushing the number of active cases to 14,924 in the UT.

With six more deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached 4,721 and 686 fresh positive cases reported on Monday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 447,334.

Of the exact number of 447,334 cases, 284,744 are from Kashmir division and 162,590 from Jammu division.

Officials said that among 686 new cases, 374 belong to Kashmir division while as 312 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 284,744 including 272,378 recoveries and 2,410 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 162,590 including 155,311 recoveries and 2,311 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 14,924 including 9,956 from Kashmir division and 4,968 from Jammu division.

With 3,168 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 427,689 which is 95.61 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 119 from Srinagar, 41 from Baramulla, 51 from Budgam, 29 from Pulwama, 33 from Kupwara, 30 from Anantnag, 19 from Bandipora, 09 from Ganderbal, 33 from Kulgam and 10 Shopian in Kashmir division while as 312 from Jammu division include 137 from Jammu district, 25 from Udhampur, 05 from Rajouri, 81 from Doda, 10 from Kathua, 04 from Samba, 28 from Kishtwar, 03 from Poonch, 12 from Ramban and 07 from Reasi," officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities said that no fresh cases of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and the tally stands at 51.

As per the daily information bulletin 5,876,140 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 28,903 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 14,924 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,392,446 persons have completed the surveillance period and 435,146 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 21,918,950 samples are available. Out of 21,918,950 the number of samples tested negative stands at 21,471,616 while as 447,334 have tested positive, among them 14,924 persons are active, 427,689 persons have recovered and 4,721 persons have died.

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