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J&K reports one death, 143 fresh cases on Saturday

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Saturday witnessed one death and 143 fresh positive cases taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 1,563.

With one more death, the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,421 and 143 fresh positive cases reported on Saturday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 328,897.

Of the exact number of 328,897 cases, 205,237 are from Kashmir division and 123,644 from Jammu division. Officials told that among 143 new cases, 108 belong to Kashmir division while as 35 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 205,237 including 201,682 recoveries and 2,248 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 123,644 including 121,215 recoveries and 2,173 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,563 including 1,307 from Kashmir division and 256 from Jammu division.

With 184 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 322,897 which is 98.17 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 52 from Srinagar, 17 from Baramulla, 14 from Budgam, 04 from Pulwama, 04 from Kupwara, 02 from Anantnag, 06 from Bandipora, 09 from Ganderbal, 00 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 35 from Jammu division include 07 from Jammu, 00 from Udhampur, 11 from Rajouri, 08 from Doda, 00 from Kathua, 01 from Samba, 02 from Kishtwar, 03 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 03 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Saturday said that no fresh cases of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally stands at 46.—(KNO)


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