COVID-19: 15 patients die, 636 test positive in J&K

Srinagar, Oct 09: Jammu and Kashmir Friday recorded 15 Covid-19 related deaths pushing the death toll up to 1306 while 636 fresh cases tested positive taking the overall tally to 1306.

Of the total 82,429 cases, 49,381 are from Kashmir and 33,048 from Jammu division.

Officials said that among 636 new cases, 373 belong to Kashmir division while as 263 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 49,381 including 42,341 recoveries and 885 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 33,048 including 27,638 recoveries and 421 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 11,144 including 6,155 from Kashmir division and 4,989 from Jammu division.

With 959 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 69,979 which is 84.89 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 167 from Srinagar, 38 from Budgam, 50 from Baramulla, 23 from Pulwama, 14 from Kupwara, 26 from Anantnag, 17 from Bandipora, 25 from Ganderbal, 07 from Kulgam and 06 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 263 from Jammu division include 101 from Jammu, 31 from Rajouri, 26 from Udhampur, 07 from Doda, 22 from Kuthua, 10 from Poonch, 26 from Samba, 08 from Ramban, 15 from Kishtiwar, and 17 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Notably, in the last 24 hours, 15 persons who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died which include three from Kashmir division and 12 from Jammu division.

As per media bulletin, patients who have died include two from Srinagar and one from Baramulla in Kashmir division while as 12 from Jammu division include seven from Jammu district, two each from Rajouri and Poonch and one from Kuthua.

As per officials figures, 16,331 positive cases including 312 deaths and 14,240 recoveries are from Srinagar, 5,300 including 89 deaths and 4,469 recoveries are from Budgam, 4,811 including 3,197 recoveries and 127 deaths are from Baramulla, 4,192 including 3,796 recoveries and 72 deaths are from Pulwama, 3,841 including 70 deaths and 3,146 recoveries are from Kupwara, 3,734 including 3,334 recoveries and 69 deaths are from Anantnag, 3,663 cases including 3,250 and 41 deaths are from Bandipora, 3,100 including 2,789 recoveries and 30 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,324 including 2,199 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,085 including 1,921 recoveries and 32 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 15,051 including 13,328  recoveries and 219 deaths are from Jammu district, 2,952 including 2,370 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Rajouri, 2,469 including 2,142 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Udhampur, 2,378 including 1,549 recoveries and 38 deaths are from Doda, 2,240 including 2,070 recoveries and 29 deaths are from Kuthua, 1,967 including 1,183 recoveries and 20 deaths are from Poonch, 1,952 including 1,493 recoveries and 24 deaths are from Samba, 1,438 including  1,303 recoveries and 11 deaths are from Ramban, 1,486 including 1,252 recoveries and 11 deaths are from Kishtiwar and 1,115 including 948 recoveries and 06 deaths are from Reasi

As per the daily information bulletin, 609,728 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 26,029 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 11,144 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 523,165 persons have completed surveillance period and 48,084 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 1,800,252 samples are available.

Out of 1,800,252 the number of samples tested negative stands at 1,717,823 while 82,429  have tested positive, among them 11,144 are active, 69,979 persons have recovered and 1,306 persons have died.

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