COVID-19: J&K reports 26 fresh cases, no death

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Sgr reports 09 cases; Case tally at 453,595 death toll stands at 4,750, active cases reach to 112, recovery rate reaches to 98.93

Srinagar, Mar 23: Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday reported 26 fresh cases pushing the number of active cases to 112 while as no death was reported in last 24 hours in the UT.

With no more death, the death toll in J&K stands at 4,750 and 26 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 453,595.

Officials told the news agency that among 26 new cases, 12 belong to Kashmir division while as 14 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 287,351 including 284,854 recoveries and 2,423 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 166,244 including 163,879 recoveries and 2,327 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 112 including 74 from Kashmir division and 38 from Jammu division.

With 13 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 448,733 which is 98.93 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 09 from Srinagar, 00 from Baramulla, 01 from Budgam, 01 from Pulwama, 00 from Kupwara, 00 from Anantnag, 00 from Bandipora, 00 from Ganderbal, 01 from Kulgam and 00 Shopian in Kashmir division while as 14 from Jammu division include 10 from Jammu district, 00 from Udhampur, 00 from Rajouri, 03 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 00 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, 102,384 positive cases including 907 deaths and 101,417  recoveries are from Srinagar, 37,625 including 304 deaths and 37,312 recoveries are from Baramulla, 34,823 including 34,585 recoveries and 237 deaths are from Budgam, 18,423 including 18,220 recoveries and 201 deaths are from Pulwama, 21,743 including 174 deaths and 21,569 recoveries are from Kupwara, 22,420 including 22,200 recoveries and 219 deaths are from Anantnag, 13,685 cases including 13,567 and 118 deaths are from Bandipora, 13,626 including 13,542 recoveries and 84 deaths are from Ganderbal, 16,318 including 16,198 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Kulgam and 6,304 including 6,244 recoveries and 60 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 76,172 including 74,924 recoveries and 1,223 deaths are from Jammu district, 14,765 including 14,618 recoveries and 147 deaths are from Udhampur, 12,807 including 12,555 recoveries and 249 deaths are from Rajouri, 11,529 including 11,377 recoveries and 144 deaths are from Doda, 11,411 including 11,244 recoveries and 166 deaths are from Kathua, 9,086 including 8,961 recoveries and 125 deaths are from Samba, 5,894 including 5,848 recoveries and 46 deaths are from Kishtwar, 7,740 including 7,629 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 6,279,634 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 31,598 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 112 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,776,743 persons have completed the surveillance period and 466,431 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 24,134,133 samples are available. Out of 24,134,133 the number of samples tested negative stands at 23,680,538 while as 453,595 have tested positive, among them 112 cases are active, 453,595 have recovered and 4,750 persons have died