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202 positive cases, 1 Covid-19 death reported in Jammu and Kashmir

96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch
96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday witnessed one death due to Covid-19 while as 203 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 2,104.

With one more death the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,361 and 203 fresh positive cases reported on Thursday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 319,355.

Of the exact number of 319,355 cases, 198,344 are from Kashmir division and 121,011 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 203 new cases, 129 belong to Kashmir division while as 74 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 198,344 including 194,859 recoveries and 2,231 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 121,011 including 118,031 recoveries and 2,130 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 2,105 including 1,254 from Kashmir division and 850 from Jammu division.

With 334 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 312,890 which is 97.98 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 42 from Srinagar, 15 from Baramulla, 11 from Budgam, 06 from Pulwama, 12 from Kupwara, 09 from Anantnag, 13 from Bandipora, 19 from Ganderbal, 02 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 74 from Jammu division include 11 from Jammu, 07 from Udhampur, 16 from Rajouri, 03 from Doda, 00 from Kathua, 01 from Samba, 06 from Kishtwar, 05 from Poonch, 03 from Ramban and 22 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Thursday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally stands at 32. One covid death has been reported from Govt Medical College, Doda. (KNO)

 

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