COVID-19: 6 patients die, 524 test positive in J&K

Srinagar, Nov 05: Jammu and Kashmir Thursday recorded nine Covid-19 related deaths taking the death toll to 1,517 in the Union Territory while 524 positive cases were reported pushing the J&K tally to 97,224.

Of the total 97,224 cases, 58,564 are from Kashmir and 38,660 from Jammu division.

Officials said that among 524 new cases, 339 belong to Kashmir division while as 185 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 58,564 including 53,381 recoveries and 1,005 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 38,660 including 36,524 recoveries and 512 deaths.

The officials said that total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 5,802 including 4,178 from Kashmir division and 1,624 from Jammu division.

With 651 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 89,905 which is 92.47 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 155 from Srinagar, 38 from Budgam, 54 from Baramulla, 08 from Pulwama,   26 from Kupwara, 06  from Anantnag, 09 from Bandipora, 23 from Ganderbal, 05 from Kulgam and 15 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 185 from Jammu division include 99 from Jammu, 09 from Rajouri, 09 from Udhampur, 10 from Doda, 10 from Kuthua, 05 from Poonch, 04 from Samba, 19 from Kishtiwar, 11 from Ramban and 09 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

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

As per media bulletin, patients who have died include three from Srinagar and one from Anantnag in Kashmir division while two deaths from Jammu division include one each from Jammu and Ramban.


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