COVID-19: J&K reports 87 fresh cases, no death in last 24 hours

Srinagar records 43 fresh cases, case tally at 331,286, death toll stands at 4,429, active cases reaches to 814, recovery rate at 98.42 percent

Srinagar, Oct 21: Jammu and Kashmir Thursday witnessed 78 fresh positive cases taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 814 while, no death was reported in last 24 hours.

With no more death, the death toll in the UT stands at 4,429 and 87 fresh positive cases reported on Thursday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 331,386.

Of the exact number of 331,386 cases, 207,158 are from Kashmir division and 124,228 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency that among 87 new cases, 74 belong to Kashmir division while as 13 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 207,158 including 204,220 recoveries and 2,254 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 124,228 including 121,923 recoveries and 2,175 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 814 including 684 from Kashmir division and 130 from Jammu division.

With 73 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 326,143 which is 98.42 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 43 from Srinagar, 06 from Baramulla, 10 from Budgam, 01 from Pulwama, 03 from Kupwara, 02 from Anantnag, 03 from Bandipora, 04 from Ganderbal, 02 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 13 from Jammu division include 06 from Jammu, 00 from Udhampur, 00 from Rajouri, 02 from Doda, 02 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 01 from Kishtwar, 00 from Poonch, 00 from Ramban and 02 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Thursday said that no fresh cases of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally stands at 49.

As per officials figures, 75,121 positive cases including 844 deaths and 73,857 recoveries are from Srinagar, 24,489 including 282 deaths and 24,108 recoveries are from Baramulla, 23,757 including 23,479 recoveries and 207 deaths are from Budgam, 15,505 including 15,304 recoveries and 194 deaths are from Pulwama, 14,426 including 166 deaths and 14,232 recoveries are from Kupwara, 16,584 including 16,359 recoveries and 205 deaths are from Anantnag, 9,795 cases including 9,672 and 102 deaths are from Bandipora, 10,390 including 10,298 recoveries and 79 deaths are from Ganderbal, 11,484 including 11,362 recoveries and 117 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,607 including 5,549 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 53,292 including 52,097 recoveries and 1,145 deaths are from Jammu district, 11,410 including 11,273 recoveries and 137 deaths are from Udhampur, 11,265 including 11,024 recoveries and 237 deaths are from Rajouri, 7,841 including 7,672 recoveries and 133 deaths are from Doda, 9,324 including 9,170 recoveries and 151 deaths are from Kathua, 7,152 including 7,030 recoveries and 120 deaths are from Samba, 4,818 including 4,773 recoveries and 44 deaths are from Kishtwar, 6,470 including 6,355 recoveries and 98 deaths are from Poonch, 6,038 including 5,971 recoveries and 67 deaths are from Ramban and 6,618 including 6,558 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 3,703,502 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 7,634 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 814 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 3,227,740 persons have completed the surveillance period and 452,885 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 15,833,125 samples are available. Out of 15,833,125 the number of samples tested negative stands at 15,501,739 while as 331,386 have tested positive, among them 814 persons are active, 326,143 persons have recovered and 4,429 persons have died—(KNO)

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