COVID-19: 46 travelers among 417 fresh cases in J&K, tally mounts to 24,390

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today recorded 417 fresh cases of coronavirus, including 46 travelers, taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Territory to 24,390.

With 417 new cases, the tally of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached 18,908 and 5,482 in Jammu division.

Officials said that among the 417 new cases, 382 belong to Kashmir division while 81 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 18,908 including 12,975 recoveries while the total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 5,482 including 3,692 recoveries and 34 deaths.

They said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir stands at 7,264 including 5,508 from Kashmir division and 1,756 from Jammu division.

With 449 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 16,667 which is 68.33 percent of the total cases.

Pertinently, Srinagar district alone has 6,000 positive cases which is more than the total number of positive cases in Jammu division where the total cases are 5,482

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 178 from Srinagar, 20 from Baramulla, 38 from Pulwama, 01 from Kulgam, 06 from Shopian, 23 from Anantnag, 61 from Budgam, 21 from Kupwara, 10 from Bandipora and 24 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 81 from Jammu division include 40 from Jammu, 15 from Kuthua, 02 from Rajouri, 01 from Udhampur, 07 from Samba, 12 from Poonch and 04 from Kishtwar, ” officials disclosed.

As per the officials figures, 6,000 positive cases including 149 deaths and 3,459 recoveries are from Srinagar, 2,093 including 79 deaths and 1,614 recoveries are from Baramulla, 1,807 including 1,044 recoveries and 29 deaths are from Pulwama,1,594 including 1,410 recoveries and 29 deaths are from Kulgam, 1,514 including 24 deaths and 1,308 recoveries are from Shopian, 1,521 including 32 deaths and 1,176 recoveries are from Anantnag, 1,523 including 1,041 recoveries and 34 deaths are from Budgam, 1,230 including 972 recoveries and 25 deaths are from Kupwara, 972 including 611 recoveries and 17 deaths are from Bandipora and 654 including 340 recoveries and 07 deaths are from Ganderbal.

In Jammu division, 1,513 including 790 recoveries and 23 deaths are from Jammu district, 756 including 522 recoveries and 03 deaths are from Rajouri, 576 including 534 recoveries and 01 death are from Ramban, 589 including 484 recoveries and 01 death are from Kathua, 619 including 414 recoveries and two deaths are from Udhampur, 485 including 315 recoveries and 01 death are from Samba, 302 including 253 recoveries and 02 deaths are from Doda, 265 including 173 recoveries and 01 death are from Poonch, 214 including 80 recoveries are from Reasi and 163 including 127 recoveries are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 3,88,741 people in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 42,012 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 7,264 people are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,91,702 people have completed surveillance period and 47,304 people are under home surveillance. So far, results of 7,06,780 samples have been made available.

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