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J&K reports 137 positive cases, one death

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SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Friday witnessed one death and 137 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 1,171.

With one more death reported in the last 24 hours, the death toll in the UT has reached 4,378 and 137 fresh positive cases reported on Friday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 321,344.

Of the exact number of 321,344 cases, 199,627 are from Kashmir division and 121,717 from Jammu division. Officials told that among 137 new cases, 79 belong to Kashmir division while as 58 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 199,627 including 196,678 recoveries and 2,236 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 121,717 including 119,117 recoveries and 2,142 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,144 including 710 from Kashmir division and 434 from Jammu division.

With 109 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 315,795 which is 98.27 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 26 from Srinagar, 15 from Baramulla, 07 from Budgam, 06 from Pulwama, 02 from Kupwara, 00 from Anantnag, 02 from Bandipora, 08 from Ganderbal, 13 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 58 from Jammu division include 13 from Jammu, 01 from Udhampur, 08 from Rajouri, 14 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 01 from Kishtwar, 04 from Poonch, 02 from Ramban and 14 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 tally stands at 35. One Covid death has been reported from GMC Doda. (KNO)

 

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