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No death reported in 24 hours due to COVID, 74 test positive in J&K

No death reported in 24 hours due to COVID, 74 test positive in J&K
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Tally soars to 1,26,093; Active cases 771 in UT, recovery rate around 98%

Jahangeer Ganaie

Srinagar, Feb 24 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 74 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of cases in the Union Territory up to 1,26,093 while no death was reported due to the virus in the last 24 hours.

Of 1,26,093 cases, 74,182 are from Kashmir and 51,911 from Jammu division, officials said.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 74 new cases, 54 belong to Kashmir division while 20 are from Jammu division, adding that a total of 72,354 patients have recovered so far while 1,230 deaths have also been reported in J&K till yet.

The total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 51,911 including 51,013 recoveries and 725 deaths, they said, adding that the toll of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 771 including 598 from Kashmir division and 173 from Jammu division.

With 69 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 1,23,367, which is 97.86 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 19 from Srinagar, 14 from Baramulla, three from Budgam, four from Pulwama, two from Kupwara, nine from Anantnag, one from Ganderbal and two from Kulgam while 20 from Jammu division include seven from Jammu, 11 from Udhampur, one from Doda and one from Kishtwar,” officials disclosed.

As per officials figures, 26,853 positive cases including 461 deaths and 26,074 recoveries are from Srinagar, 8,230 including 175 deaths and 7,983 recoveries are from Baramulla, 7,870 including 7,707 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Budgam, 5,846 including 5,712 recoveries and 90 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,679 including 96 deaths and 5,574 recoveries are from Kupwara, 5,001 including 4,875 recoveries and 86 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,713 cases including 4,635 and 62 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,665 including 4,599 recoveries and 47 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,723 including 2,655 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,602 including 2,540 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 25,186 including 24,709 recoveries and 373 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,278 including 4,182 recoveries and 57 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,876 including 3,818 recoveries and 55 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,437 including 3,372 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,258 including 3,203 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,839 including 2,792 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Samba, 2,736 including 2,711 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,520 including 2,482 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, 1,282,976 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 34,417 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 771 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 1,135,374 persons have completed surveillance period and 110,459 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 5,090,890 samples are available.

Out of 5,090,890, the number of samples tested negative stands at 4,964,797 while 126,093 have tested positive, among them 771 persons are active, 123,367 persons have recovered and 1,955 persons have died—(KNO)

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