40 test positive in Kashmir, tally rises to 494 in J&K

Srinagar: In biggest single day spike, Kashmir Valley recorded 40 fresh cases in last 24 hours, officials said.

A senior government officer said that 14 cases were confirmed at Viral Diagnostic Lab at SKIMS and 26 others at Chest Disease Hospital Dalgate.

Among the fresh cases include 21 from Anantnag, 5 from Srinagar, 7 from Bandipora, 3 each from Baramulla and Shopian while one is from Kupwara.

With these fresh cases, the total number of cases has risen to 494 in Jammu and Kashmir. 6 of them have died including a 72-year old man today. 109 cases have also recovered. (GNS)

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