SRINAGAR: The northern belt of Kashmir in the last seven days has reported a total of 7,052 cases while the active cases went up to 9,645 besides two individuals have also died due to the virus.
Compared to the past figures the northern belt of Kashmir comprising three border districts including Baramulla, Kupwara, and Bandipora is witnessing a surge in positive infection cases.
Between 6 and 20 January, the three districts had reported a total of 5,808 positive cases of which the highest cases were registered in Baramulla while 662 patients had recovered and four had died due to the virus.
According to the figures available the northern belt reported a total of 7,052 positive cases and a total of 4,667 patients who have recovered from the virus, besides two individuals lost their lives between 21 and 27 January.
With the surge in cases in recent days, the active positive cases in Baramulla have gone up to 9,645 in the three districts, reveal the figures. The surge in Covid-19 cases comes at a time when the Valley has reported more than 22 cases of the new Covid variant- Omicron.
Baramulla district reported a total of 3447 cases in the last seven days while 2,267 patients recovered. The district reported one death as well, the figures reveal.
According to the figures, Kupwara reported 2,235 positive cases with 1,533 recoveries and one death as well. Bandipora reported a total of 1,370 positive cases with a total of 867 recoveries. As per the figures, the trio districts as of January 27 have a total of 9,645 active positive cases.
The figures also reveal that a total of 3,719,516 individuals have been vaccinated against the virus of which 1,655,072 are from Baramulla followed by Kupwara with 1,415,472 and Bandipora with 648,972 vaccinated people—(KNO)