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Covid-19: 68 test positive in J&K, no death reported in last 24 hours

Covid-19: 68 test positive in J&K, no death reported in last 24 hours

Tally reaches 125,783; Active cases 700 in J&K, recovery rate around 98 percent

Srinagar, Feb 20: Sixty eight fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday taking tally of cases in to 125,783 while as no death related to Covid-19 was reported in last 24 hours in the Union Territory.

Of the exact number of 125,783cases, 73,941 are from Kashmir and 51,840 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agencythat among 68 new cases, 50 belong to Kashmir division while as 18 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 73,941 including 72,159 recoveries and 1,229 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 51,842 including 50,970 recoveries and 725 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 700 including 553 from Kashmir division and 147 from Jammu division.

With 70 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 123,129 which is 97.90 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 24 from Srinagar, 06 from Baramulla, 01 from Budgam, 07 from Pulwama, 00 from Kupwara, 06 from Anantnag, 00 from Bandipora, 02 from Ganderbal, 02 from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 18 from Jammu division include 10 from Jammu, 05 from Udhampur, 02 from Rajouri, 00 from Doda, 00 from Kathua, 01 from Samba, 00 from Kishtwar, 00 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

As per officials figures, 26,742 positive cases including 461 deaths and 25,964 recoveries are from Srinagar, 8,180 including 175 deaths and 7,966 recoveries are from Baramulla, 7,851 including 7,691 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Budgam, 5,829 including 5,698 recoveries and 89 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,672 including 96 deaths and 5,572 recoveries are from Kupwara, 4,980 including 4,859 recoveries and 86 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,709 cases including 4,631 and 62 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,664 including 4,594 recoveries and 47 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,717 including 2,651 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,597 including 2,533 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 25,149 including 24,681 recoveries and 373 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,256 including 4,176 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,875 including 3,815 recoveries and 55 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,436 including 3,371 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,256 including 3,203 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,836 including 2,790 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Samba, 2,733 including 2,711 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,520 including 2,479 recoveries and 24 deaths are from Poonch, 2,135 including 2,114 recoveries and 21 deaths are from Ramban and 1,646 including 1,630 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 1,257,447 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 34,046 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 700 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 1,111,873 persons have completed surveillance period and 108,874 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 4,993,409 samples are available. Out of 4,993,409 the number of samples tested negative stands at 4,867,626 while as 125,783 have tested positive, among them 700 persons are active, 123,129 persons have recovered and 1,954 persons have died.


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Covid-19: 68 test positive in J&K, no death reported in last 24 hours