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6 Covid-19 deaths, 313 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir

India reports 279 fresh Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory on Monday reported six Covid-19 deaths and 331 fresh positive taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 4,209.

With 06 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,323 and 331 fresh positive cases reported on Friday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 316,291

Of the exact number of 316,291 cases, 196,439 are from Kashmir division and 119,852 from Jammu division. Officials told the news that among 331 new cases, 254 belong to Kashmir division while as 77 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 196,439 including 191,841 recoveries and 2,221 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 119,852including 115,908 recoveries and 2,112 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 4,209 including 2,377 from Kashmir division and 1,832 from Jammu division.

With 437 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 307,749 which is 97,30 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 78 from Srinagar, 27 from Baramulla, 29 from Budgam, 27 from Pulwama, 18 from Kupwara, 26 from Anantnag, 06 from Bandipora, 19 from Ganderbal, 22 from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 77 from Jammu division include 12 from Jammu, 07 from Udhampur, 07 from Rajouri, 13 from Doda, 05 from Kathua, 03 from Samba, 08 from Kishtwar, 04 from Poonch, 13 from Ramban and 05 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Friday 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, 01 died in GMC Doda, 01 died in GMC Jammu, one in Govt hospital Gandhi Nagar (MCH Wing) and 01 in GMC Anantnag. (KNO)


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