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Covid-19: 97 test positive in J&K, no death reported in last 24 hours

Tally reaches 126,383; Active cases over 800 in J&K, recovery rate around 98 percent

Jahangeer Ganaie

Srinagar, Feb 27 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 97 fresh cases of Covid-19 taking tally of cases in J&K to 126,383 while no death related to covid-19 was reported in the last 24 hours in the UT.

Of the exact number of 126,383 cases, 74,401 are from Kashmir and 51,982 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 97 new cases, 73 belong to Kashmir division while as 24 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 74,401 including 72,547 recoveries and 1,231 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 51,982 including 51,052 recoveries and 725 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 828 including 623 from Kashmir division and 205 from Jammu division.

With 72 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 123,599 which is 97.79 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 44 from Srinagar, 10 from Baramulla, 03 from Budgam, 03 from Pulwama, 00 from Kupwara, 08 from Anantnag, 00 from Bandipora, 00 from Ganderbal, 04 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 24 from Jammu division include 11 from Jammu, 11 from Udhampur, 00 from Rajouri, 01 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 00 from Kishtwar, 00 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

As per officials figures, 26,991 positive cases including 461 deaths and 26,187 recoveries are from Srinagar, 8,255 including 175 deaths and 7,993 recoveries are from Baramulla, 7,880 including 7,726 recoveries and 120 deaths are from Budgam, 5,855 including 5,724 recoveries and 90 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,683 including 96 deaths and 5,575 recoveries are from Kupwara, 5,016 including 4,892 recoveries and 86 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,716 cases including 4,636 and 62 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,668 including 4,609 recoveries and 47 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,731 including 2,658 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,606 including 2,547 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 25,217 including 24,734 recoveries and 373 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,313 including 4,186 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,876 including 3,819 recoveries and 55 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,438 including 3,372 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,260 including 3,203 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,839 including 2,792 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Samba, 2,738 including 2,711 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,520 including 2,491 recoveries and 24 deaths are from Poonch, 2,135 including 2,114 recoveries and 21 deaths are from Ramban and 1,646 including 1,630 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 1,305,981 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 33,747 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 828 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 1,160,777 persons have completed surveillance period and 108,673 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 5,174,945 samples are available.

Out of 5,174,945 the number of samples tested negative stands at 5,048,562 while as 126,383 have tested positive, among them 828 persons are active, 123,599 persons have recovered and 1,956 persons have died—(KNO)

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