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231 positive cases, 2 Covid-19 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir

231 positive cases, 2 Covid-19 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Tuesday witnessed two deaths due to Covid-19 while 231 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 3,582.

With 02 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,345 and 231 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 317,481

Of the exact number of  317,481 cases, 197,189 are from Kashmir division and 120,292 from Jammu division. Officials told that among 231 new cases, 148 belong to Kashmir division while as 83 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 197,189 including 192,960 recoveries and 2,225 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 120,292 including 116,594 recoveries and 2,120 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,582 including 2,004 from Kashmir division and 1,578 from Jammu division.

With 421 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 309,554  which is 97.50 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 63 from Srinagar, 09 from Baramulla, 14 from Budgam, 30 from Pulwama, 03 from Kupwara, 06 from Anantnag, 06 from Bandipora, 06 from Ganderbal, 10 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 83 from Jammu division include 15 from Jammu, 10 from Udhampur, 06 from Rajouri, 21 from Doda, 00 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 10 from Kishtwar, 10 from Poonch, 04 from Ramban and 07 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Tuesday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and the total cases of Mucormycosis stands at 30. Out of 02 deaths reported today, 01 died in SMVDNH Katra and 01 died in CD hospital Srinagar. (KNO)



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231 positive cases, 2 Covid-19 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir