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Two deaths, 185 positive cases reported in J&K on Saturday

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

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Saturday witnessed two deaths due to Covid-19 while 185 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 3,128.

With 02 more deaths, the death toll in the UT has reached 4,356 and 185 fresh positive cases reported on Saturday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 318,469.

Of the exact number of 318,469 cases, 197,737 are from Kashmir division and 120,732 from Jammu division. Officials told that among 180 new cases, 111 belong to Kashmir division while as 74 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 197,737 including 193,839 recoveries and 2,230 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 120,732 including 117,146 recoveries and 2,126 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,128 including 1,668 from Kashmir division and 1,460 from Jammu division.

With 355 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 310,985 which is 97.65 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 41 from Srinagar, 04 from Baramulla, 11 from Budgam, 11 from Pulwama, 15 from Kupwara, 06 from Anantnag, 05 from Bandipora, 13 from Ganderbal, 03  from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 74 from Jammu division include 22 from Jammu, 03 from Udhampur, 11 from Rajouri, 16 from Doda, 04 from Kathua, 01 from Samba, 09 from Kishtwar, 03 from Poonch, 05 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi,” officials disclosed

Meanwhile, authorities on Saturday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and the tally stands at 31. Out of two deaths reported today 01 died in GMC Jammu and 01 in SKIMS Soura. (KNO)

 

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