COVID-19: 76 travelers among 620 fresh cases in J&K; tally mounts to 31,981

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today reported 610 fresh cases of coronavirus including 76 travelers taking the total number of positive cases to 31,981 in the Union Territory.

Of the total 31,981 cases, 24,987 are from Kashmir and 6,994 are from Jammu division.

Officials said that among the 610 new cases, 492 belong to Kashmir division while 118 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached 24,987 including 18,905 recoveries while the total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached 6,994 including 5,493 recoveries and 45 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 6,975 including 5,519 from Kashmir division and 1,456 from Jammu division.

With 593 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 24,398 which is 76.28 per cent of the total cases.

Pertinently, Srinagar district alone has 7,821 positive cases which is more than the total number of positive cases in Jammu division where total cases are 6,994.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 211 from Srinagar, 20 from Baramulla, 42 from Pulwama, 42 from Budgam, 48 from Anantnag, 17 from Kulgam, 05 from Shopian, 27 from Kupwara, 46 from Bandipora and 34 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 118 from Jammu division include 66 from Jammu, 04 from Rajouri, 12 from Kuthua, 12 from Udhampur, 06 from Samba, 05 from Doda, 06 from Poonch and 07 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

As per the officials figures, 7,821 positive cases including 194 deaths and 6,378 recoveries are from Srinagar, 2,606 including 93 deaths and 1,950 recoveries are from Baramulla, 2,278 including 1,798 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Pulwama, 2,089  including 1,470 recoveries and 52 deaths are from Budgam, 2,040 including 45 deaths and 1,567 recoveries are from Anantnag, 1,812 including 1,555 recoveries and 31 deaths are from Kulgam, 1,622 cases including 1,488 and 27 deaths are from Shopian, 1,780 including 1,208 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Kupwara, 1,794 including 936 recoveries and 23 deaths are from Bandipora and 1,145 including 555 recoveries and 14 deaths are from Ganderbal.

In Jammu division, 2,262 including 1,599 recoveries and 30 deaths are from Jammu district, 808 including 741 recoveries and 03 deaths are from Rajouri, 718 including 594 recoveries and 01 death are from Kuthua, 705 including 613 recoveries and 02 deaths are from Udhampur, 634 including 608 recoveries and 01 death are from Ramban, 616 including 431 recoveries and 02 deaths are from Samba, 368 including 308 recoveries and 02 deaths are from Doda, 343 including 276 recoveries and 03 deaths are from Poonch, 349 including 153 recoveries are from Reasi and 191 including 170 recoveries are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 4,30,647 people in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 43,363 people have been kept under home quarantine. Furthermore, 6,975 people are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 3,36,753 people have completed surveillance period and 42,948 people are under home surveillance. So far, results of 8,55,991 samples have been made available.

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