Covid-19: J&K tally rises to 6,966 with 204 new cases

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today recorded 204 positive cases, including 33 personnel from security forces, taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Terrotory to 6,966.

Officials said that among the 204 new cases, 109 were tested positive at SKIMS, 13 at JVC Bemina and rest at other hospitals.

“There are 31 CRPF men, two BSF troopers, two soldiers and 11 minors among the fresh cases,” officials said

Among 204 new cases, 192 belong to Kashmir division while 13 are from Jammu division, officials said, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached 5,457 including 3,175 recoveries and 83 deaths while the total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 1,509 including 1,050 recoveries and 11 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir stands at 2,648 including 2,200 from Kashmir division and 498 from Jammu division.

With 145 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 4,225 which is 60.65 percent of the total cases.

Cases tested positive in J&K include 08 from Kulgam, 49 from Srinagar, 26 from Shopian, 52 from Baramulla, 6 from Anantnag, 9 from Kupwara, 4 from Bandipora, 13 from Budgam, 20 from Pulwama and 4 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 13 from Jammu division include 3 each from Jammu and Rajouri, 2 each from Udhampur, Ramban and Kishtiwar and one from Samba

As per the officials figures, 844 positive cases including 22 deaths and 250 recoveries are from Srinagar, 800 including 15 deaths and 375 recoveries are from Baramulla, 759 including 501 recoveries and 12 deaths are from Kulgam, 730 including 10 deaths and 532 recoveries are from Shopian, 633 including 06 deaths and 457 recoveries are from Anantnag, 517 including 380 recoveries and 05 deaths are from Kupwara, 429 including 182 recoveries and 04 death are from Pulwama, 371 including 186 recoveries and 07 death are from Budgam, 288 including 250 recoveries and 01 death is from Bandipora, 86 including 62 recoveries are from Ganderbal.

In Jammu division, 325 including 259 recoveries and 07 deaths are from Jammu district, 259 including 160 recoveries and 01 death are from Udhampur, 215 including 154 recoveries are from Ramban, 211 including 152 recoveries are from Kathua, 136 including 76 recoveries from Samba, 120 including 96 recoveries and 01 death are from Poonch, 104 including 01 death and 53 recoveries are from Rajouri, 72 including 54 recoveries and 01 death are from Doda, 40 including 26 recoveries are from Reasi and 27 including 20 recoveries are from Kishtwar.

As per the daily information bulletin, 2,72,041 people in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation, 39,403 people have been kept under home quarantine and 2,648 people are in hospital isolation while 31 people are under hospital quarantine.

According to the bulletin, 1,82,444 people have completed surveillance period and 47,422 persons are under home surveillance. So far, results of 3,45,426 samples have been made available.