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280 positive cases, 4 more Covid-19 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir

India reports 279 fresh Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths
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SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory on Wednesday witnessed 04 deaths due to Covid-19 while 280 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 3,439.

With 04 more deaths, the death toll in the UT has reached 4,349 and 280 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 317,761.

Of the exact number of 317,7611 cases, 197,338 are from Kashmir division and 120,423 from Jammu division. Officials told the news that among 280 new cases, 149 belong to Kashmir division while as 131 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 197,338 including 193,182 recoveries and 2,226 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 120,423 including 116,791 recoveries and 2,123 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,439 including 1,903 from Kashmir division and 1,509 from Jammu division.

With 419 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 309,973 which is 97.54 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 49 from Srinagar, 08 from Baramulla, 16 from Budgam, 12 from Pulwama, 17 from Kupwara, 13 from Anantnag, 07 from Bandipora, 16 from Ganderbal, 10 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 131 from Jammu division include 18 from Jammu, 06 from Udhampur, 08 from Rajouri, 36 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 06 from Kishtwar, 02 from Poonch, 05 from Ramban and 49 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Wednesday 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 30. Out of 04 deaths reported today, 01 died in GMC Jammu, 02 in GMC Rajouri and 01 died in SKIMS Soura. (KNO)

 

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