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COVID-19: J&K reports 11 deaths, 448 positive cases

96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch
96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch

27th case of Mucormycosis confirmed

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday witnessed 11 deaths due to Covid-19 while as 448 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 6,537.

With 11 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,284 and 448 fresh positive cases reported on Thursday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 313,476

Of the exact number of 313,476 cases, 194,628 are from Kashmir division and 118,848 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency that among 448 new cases, 265 belong to Kashmir division while as 183 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 194,628 including 188,404 recoveries and 2,197 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 118,848 including 114,251 recoveries and 2,087 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 6,537 including 4,027 from Kashmir division and 2,510 from Jammu division.

With 682 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 302,655 which is 96,54 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 95 from Srinagar, 32 from Baramulla, 18 from Budgam, 30 from Pulwama, 17 from Kupwara, 36 from Anantnag, 15 from Bandipora, 14 from Ganderbal, 06 from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 183 from Jammu division include 22 from Jammu, 13 from Udhampur, 19 from Rajouri, 23 from Doda, 08 from Kathua, 05 from Samba, 23 from Kishtwar, 11 from Poonch, 12 from Ramban and 47 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Thursday said that that one fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and toll of total cases of Mucormycosis has reached to 27.

Out of 11 deaths reported today, 02 died in GMC Doda, 01 in GMC Rajouri, 01 in MH Akhnoor, 01 in MH Satwari, 01 in SMGS Jammu, 01 in CHC Mendhar, 01 in SKIMS Soura, 01 in SMHS Sgr, 01 in SKIMS JVC Bemina & 01 in GMC Baramulla.


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