23 more Covid deaths, 1,036 positive cases take J&K’s tally to 65,026

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today witnessed 23 fresh Covid deaths and 1036 new positive coronavirus cases, taking the total number UT’s tally to 65,026.

Of the total 65,026 cases, 41,560 are from Kashmir and 23,466 from Jammu division. Officials said that among 1,036 new cases, 473 belong to Kashmir division while 563 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached 41,560 including 31,538 recoveries and 778 deaths.

On the other hand, the total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached 23,466 including 10,557 recoveries and 246 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in J&K is 21,887 including 9,244 from Kashmir division and 12,643 from Jammu division.

With 1,158 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in the UT has reached 42,115 which is 64.76 percent of the total cases and was over 78 percent over two weeks back.

Active cases have reached over 21,000 in J&K and. Such cases in Jammu division are more than recovered cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 141 from Srinagar, 60 from Budgam, 79 from Baramulla, 54 from Pulwama, 36 from Anantnag, 22 from Bandipora, 14 from Kupwara, 56 from Ganderbal, 05 from Kulgam and 06 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 563 from Jammu division include 245 from Jammu, 66 from Rajouri, 30 from Udhampur, 34 from Kathua, 59 from Doda, 57 from Samba, 24 from Poonch, 15 from Ramban, 26 from Reasi and 07 from Kishtwar,” as per the daily Covid bulletin.

Notably, in the last 24 hours, 23 persons who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died which include nine from Kashmir division and 14 from Jammu division.

As per media bulletin, patients who have died include four from Srinagar, three from Anantnag and two from Budgam in Kashmir while 14 from Jammu division include four each from districts Jammu and Rajouri, two each from Doda and Samba and one each from Poonch and Reasi.

Apart from that, 5,48,355 persons in J&K are under observation while 27,819 persons have been kept under home quarantine. Besides that, 21,887 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 4,35,806 persons have completed surveillance period and 61,819 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 14,15,364 samples are available out of which 13,50,338 tested negative while 65,026 have tested positive. Among positive cases, 21,886 are active, 42,115 persons have recovered and 1024 persons have died.

-ARK