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COVID-19: J&K reports 5 deaths, 342 positive cases

India reports 279 fresh Covid-19 cases, 5 deaths
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29th case of Mucormycosis confirmed

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Saturday witnessed 05 deaths due to Covid-19 while as 342 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 5,630

With 05 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,296 and 342 fresh positive cases reported on Friday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 314,316

Of the exact number of 314,316 cases, 195,152 are from Kashmir division and 119,164 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 342 new cases, 235 belong to Kashmir division while as 107 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 195,152 including 189,430 recoveries and 2,200 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 119,164 including 114,960 recoveries and 2,096 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 5,630 including 3,522 from Kashmir division and 2,108 from Jammu division.

With 864 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 304,390 which is 96.84 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 84 from Srinagar, 09 from Baramulla, 23 from Budgam, 29 from Pulwama, 18 from Kupwara, 24 from Anantnag, 14 from Bandipora, 18 from Ganderbal, 15 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 107 from Jammu division include 11 from Jammu, 02 from Udhampur, 15 from Rajouri, 10 from Doda, 10 from Kathua, 01 from Samba, 13 from Kishtwar, 14 from Poonch, 12 from Ramban and 19 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Saturday 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 29.

Out of 05 deaths reported today, 02 died in GMC Rajouri, 01 in DH Ramban, 01 in SMVDNH Katra & 01 in SMHS Srinagar.

 

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