COVID-19: J&K logs only 13 fresh cases, no death

COVID-19: J&K logs only 13 fresh cases, no death

Sgr reports 11 cases; Case tally at 453,690, death toll stands at 4,750, active cases reach to 142, recovery rate reaches to 98.92

Jahangeer Ganaie

Srinagar, Mar 29 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday reported 13 fresh cases pushing the number of active cases to 142 while no death was reported in the last 24 hours in the UT.

With no more deaths, the death toll in J&K stands at 4,750 and 13 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 453,690.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 13 new cases, 12 belong to Kashmir division while as 01 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 287,436 including 284,882 recoveries and 2,423 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 166,254 including 163,916 recoveries and 2,327 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 142 including 131 from Kashmir division and 11 from Jammu division.

With 17 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 448,798 which is 98.92 percent of the total cases.

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

Meanwhile, authorities said that no fresh cases of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and the tally stands at 51.

As per officials figures, 102,442 positive cases including 907 deaths and 101,439 recoveries are from Srinagar, 37,630 including 304 deaths and 37,315 recoveries are from Baramulla, 34,829 including 34,586 recoveries and 237 deaths are from Budgam, 18,424 including 18,221 recoveries and 201 deaths are from Pulwama, 21,746 including 174 deaths and 21,569 recoveries are from Kupwara, 22,4227 including 22,201 recoveries and 219 deaths are from Anantnag, 13,686 cases including 13,567 and 118 deaths are from Bandipora, 13,626 including 13,542 recoveries and 84 deaths are from Ganderbal, 16,321 including 16,198 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Kulgam and 6,305 including 6,244 recoveries and 60 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 76,179 including 74,949 recoveries and 1,223 deaths are from Jammu district, 14,767 including 14,620 recoveries and 147 deaths are from Udhampur, 12,807 including 12,558 recoveries and 249 deaths are from Rajouri, 11,529 including 11,382 recoveries and 144 deaths are from Doda, 11,411 including 11,245 recoveries and 166 deaths are from Kathua, 9,086 including 8,961 recoveries and 125 deaths are from Samba, 5,895 including 5,848 recoveries and 46 deaths are from Kishtwar, 7,740 including 7,630 recoveries and 110 deaths are from Poonch, 8,138 including 8,069 recoveries and 69 deaths are from Ramban and 8,702 including 8,654 recoveries and 48 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 6,328,998 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 31,910 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 142 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,802,322persons have completed the surveillance period and 489,874 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 24,316,538 samples are available. Out of 24,316,538 the number of samples tested negative stands at 23,862,848 while as 453,690 have tested positive, among them 142 cases are active, 453,798 have recovered and 4,750 persons have died—(KNO)