J&K: 122 new Covid positive cases, total 5,956; death toll at 82

Srinagar (NVI): 122 new positive cases have been reported in Jammu and Kashmir since yesterday, taking the overall confirmed cases to 5,956. There are 2,492 active cases in the Union Territory with the death toll at 82.

Among the new corona cases, 20 are from Jammu division and 102 from Kashmir. Apart from that, 46 more Covid-19 patients have recovered or been discharged from various hospitals, according to the daily health bulletin. These include 38 from Jammu and 8 from Kashmir. 1 fresh death has been reported from Kashmir.

According to the daily health bulletin released by the UT administration, a total of 2,53,942 persons have been enlisted for observation, 38,829 people have been kept under home quarantine (including facilities operated by J&K government).

2,492 persons have been kept in hospital isolation and 30 have been kept under hospital quarantine. While 1,65,858 persons have completed surveillance, 46,651 are under home surveillance.

So far, test results are available for 3,07,638 cases, out of which 3,01,682 tested negative and 5,956 have tested positive. Out of total 2,492 active cases in the UT, 576 are from Jammu and 1,913 from Kashmir. There have been total 3,382 recoveries, 777 from Jammu and 2605 from Kashmir.

Out of total 82 deaths, 10 are from Jammu and 72 from Kashmir (including 1 new death from the Valley). Overall, 1,366 confirmed cases have been reported from Jammu and 4590 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 5956, as per the bulletin.

-ARK