J&K: 64 travelers among 507 fresh cases, tally gets closer to 25,000 

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu  and Kashmir today recorded 507 fresh cases of  coronavirus including 64 travelers, taking the total number of positive cases closer to 25,000 in the Union Territory.

With 507 new cases, the tally of positive cases in J&K has reached 24,897 including 19,286 from Kashmir and 5,611 from Jammu division.

Officials said that among 507 new cases, 378 belong to Kashmir division while129 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached 19,286 including 13,237 recoveries while the total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached 5,611 including 3,766 recoveries and 35 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in J&K is 7,422 including 5,612 from Kashmir division and 1,810 from Jammu division.

With 336 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 17,003 which is 68.29 percent of the total cases.

 Pertinently, Srinagar district alone has 6,155 positive cases which is more than the total number  of positive cases in Jammu where total cases are 5,611.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 155 from Srinagar, 44 from Baramulla, 22 from Pulwama, 15 from Kulgam, 06 from Shopian, 32 from Anantnag, 10 from Budgam, 26 from Kupwara, 50 from Bandipora and 18 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 129 from Jammu division include 42 from Jammu, 05 from Kathua, 02 from Rajouri, 13 from Ramban, 04 from Udhampur, 32 from Samba, 09 from Doda, 10 from Poonch and 12 from Reasi, ” officials said.

As per the daily information bulletin, 391,304 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 41,318 persons have been kept under home quarantine. Besides that, 7,422 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 293,650 persons have completed surveillance period and 48,442 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 717,110 samples are available out of which  692,213 tested negative and 24,897 have been tested positive. Among them, 7,422 are active and 17,003 persons have recovered.