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259 positive cases, 6 Covid-19 deaths reported in J&K

259 positive cases, 6 Covid-19 deaths reported in J&K

SRINAGAR: The Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 259 positive cases and 6 Covid-19 deaths which is the lowest since second.

With six more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,310 and 259 fresh positive cases reported on Monday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 314,990

Of the exact number of 314,990 cases, 195,565 are from Kashmir division and 119,425 from Jammu division. Officials told\that among 259 new cases, 169 belong to Kashmir division while as 90 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 195,565 including 190,379 recoveries and 2,210 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 119,425 including 115,305 recoveries and 2,100 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 4,996 including 2,976 from Kashmir division and 2,020 from Jammu division.

With 549 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 305,684 which is 97,05 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 64 from Srinagar, 13 from Baramulla, 12 from Budgam, 14 from Pulwama, 31 from Kupwara, 11 from Anantnag, 10 from Bandipora, 06 from Ganderbal, 06 from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 90 from Jammu division include 02 from Jammu, 02 from Udhampur, 12 from Rajouri, 09 from Doda, 04 from Kathua, 03 from Samba, 14 from Kishtwar, 08 from Poonch, 07 from Ramban and 29 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Monday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and toll of total cases of Mucormycosis stands at 29. Out of 06 deaths reported today, 04 in SMHS Srinagar, 01 in SKIMS Soura and 01 in DH Pulwama. (KNO)


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259 positive cases, 6 Covid-19 deaths reported in J&K