J&K: 7 more Covid deaths, 1,141 fresh cases take tally to 72,190

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today recorded seven more Covid-19 deaths and 1,141 fresh cases, taking the total number of coronavirus cases to 72,190 in Union Territory.

With fresh deaths, the total number of Covid fatalities in the UT has climbed to 1,132.

Of the total cases, 44,667 are from Kashmir and 27,523 from Jammu division. Officials said that among 1,141 fresh positive cases, 452 belong to Kashmir division while 689 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached 44,667 including 36,108 recoveries and 823 deaths.

The total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 27,523 including 16,751 recoveries and 309 deaths.

They said that the total number of active cases in J&K is 18,199 including 7,736 from Kashmir division and 10,463 from Jammu division.

With 1,365 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in the UT has reached 52,859 which is 73.22 percent of the total cases and was over 78 percent over three weeks back.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 181 from Srinagar, 61 from Budgam, 34 from Baramulla, 35 from Pulwama, 30 from Anantnag, 33 from Bandipora, 45 from Kupwara, 12 from Ganderbal, 08 from Kulgam and 13 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 689 from Jammu division include 324 from Jammu, 49 from Rajouri, 36 from Udhampur, 51 from Kathua, 41 from Doda, 38 from Samba, 46 from Poonch, 21 from Ramban, 39 from Reasi and 44 from Kishtwar,” read the Covid bulletin.

Pertinently, in the last 24 hours, seven persons who were tested positive for Covid-19 have died which include four from Kashmir division and three from Jammu division.

As per media bulletin, patients who have died include two from Srinagar and one from Baramulla and Kupwara in Kashmir division while as 3 from Jammu division include all three from Jammu district.

As per the daily information bulletin, 5,68,416 persons in J&K are under observation while 15,230 persons have been kept under home quarantine.

Besides that, 18,199 persons are in isolation. Apart from that, 4,82,774 persons have completed surveillance period and 51,081 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 15,63,309 samples are available out of which 14,91,119 are available while 72,190 have tested positive. Among positive cases, 18,199 are active, 52,859 persons have recovered and 1,132 persons have died.

-ARK