J&K Covid tally mounts to 25,931 after 564 fresh cases

at 7:09 pm

Abid Bashir

Srinagar (NVI): Jammu and Kashmir today recorded 564 fresh coronavirus cases, including 88 travelers, taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Territory to 25,931.

The total 25,931 cases include 20,085 from Kashmir and 5,846 from the Jammu division. Officials said among 564 new cases, 431 belong to Kashmir division while 133 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir has reached 20,085 including 13,974 recoveries while the total number of positive cases in Jammu has reached 5,846 including 4,005 recoveries and 37 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in J&K is 7,462 including 5,658 from Kashmir and 1,804 from Jammu division.

With 604 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in the UT has reached 17,979 which is 69.33 percent of the total cases. Pertinently, Srinagar district alone has 6,350 positive cases which is more than the total number of positive cases in the Jammu division where total cases are 5,846.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 90 from Srinagar, 53 from Baramulla, 37 from Pulwama, 23 from Kulgam, 02 from Shopian, 42 from Anantnag, 39 from Budgam, 33 from Kupwara, 67 from Bandipora and 45 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 133 from Jammu division include 72 from Jammu, 10 from Kathua, 04 from Rajouri, 06 from Ramban, 06 from Udhampur, 07 from Samba, 02 from Doda, 14 from Kishtwar, 07 from Reasi and 05 from Kishtwar,” officials disclosed.

As per the daily information bulletin, 3,98,400 persons in J&K are under observation while 40,902 persons have been kept under home quarantine. Besides that, 7,462 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 3,00,191 persons have completed surveillance period and 49,355 persons are under home surveillance.

So far, results of 7,38,203 samples are available out of which 7,12,272 stand negative while 25,367 have been tested positive. Among positive cases, 7,462 are active and 17,979 have recovered.