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COVID-19: J&K reports three deaths, 140 positive cases

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Tuesday witnessed three deaths and 140 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 1,293.

With three more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached 4,384 and 140 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 321,865.

Of the exact number of 321,865 cases, 199,918 are from Kashmir division and 121,947 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 140 new cases, 70 belong to Kashmir division while as 70 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 199,918 including 196,908 recoveries and 2,237 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 121,947 including 119,280 recoveries and 2,147 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,293 including 773 from Kashmir division and 520 from Jammu division.

With 98 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 316,188 which is 98.24 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 21 from Srinagar, 07 from Baramulla, 05 from Budgam, 04 from Pulwama, 15 from Kupwara, 02 from Anantnag, 04 from Bandipora, 09 from Ganderbal, 02 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 70 from Jammu division include 11 from Jammu, 03 from Udhampur, 19 from Rajouri, 15 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 02 from Kishtwar, 02 from Poonch, 05 from Ramban and 12 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Tuesday said that no fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally stands at 35.

Out of 03 Covid deaths reported today, one each death was reported from GMC Jammu, GMC Doda and GMC Rajouri.

 

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