J&K: 48 travelers among 390 fresh Covid cases, tally at 22,396

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today recorded 390 fresh cases of the deadly coronavirus including 48 travelers, taking the number of positive cases in the UT to 22,396.

With 390 new cases, the tally of positive cases in J&K has reached 22,396 that include 17,292 from Kashmir and 5,104 from Jammu division.

Officials said that among 390 new cases, 238 belong to Kashmir while 152 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir has reached 17,292 including 11,683 recoveries while the total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached 5,104 including 3,173 recoveries and 30 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in J&K is 7,123 including 5,222 from Kashmir division and 1901 from Jammu division.

With 824 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 14,856 which is 66.33 percent of the total cases.

Pertinently, Srinagar district alone has 5,432 positive cases which is more than the total number of positive cases in the entire Jammu region, where total cases are 5,104.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 99 from Srinagar, 14 from Baramulla, 14 from Pulwama, 01 from Kulgam, 11 from Shopian, 37 from Anantnag, 09 from Budgam, 20 from Kupwara, 05 from Bandipora and 28 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 152 from Jammu division include 41 from Jammu, 04 from Kuthua, 21 from Rajouri, 26 from Udhampur, 11 from Samba, 07 from Doda, 14 from Poonch and 28 from Reasi,” officials said.

As per the daily information bulletin, 3,75,393 persons in J&K are under observation while 44,229 persons have been kept under home quarantine. Besides that, 7,123 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,81,546 persons have completed surveillance period and 43,078 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 6,71,413 samples are available out of which 6,49,017 have tested negative while 22,396 have been tested positive. Among positive cases, 7,123 are active and 14,856 persons have recovered.

-ARK