COVID-19:  One person dies; 111 fresh cases in J&K

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Srinagar records 38 cases, case tally at 340,834 death toll reaches to 4,524, active cases reaches to 1,333, recovery rate at 98.28 percent

Srinagar, Dec 27 : Jammu and Kashmir Monday reported one more death and 111 fresh positive cases of COVID-19, thus taking the number of total active cases in the Union Territory to 1,333.

With one more death, the death toll in J&K has reached to 4,524 and 111 fresh positive cases reported on Monday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 340,833.

Of the exact number of 340,833 cases, 214,759 are from Kashmir division and 126,074 from Jammu division.

Officials told the news agency that among 111 new cases, 79 belong to Kashmir division while as 32 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 214,759 including 211,443 recoveries and 2,327 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 126,074 including 123,533 recoveries and 2,197 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,333 including 989 from Kashmir division and 344 from Jammu division.

With 127 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 334,976 which is 98.28 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 38 from Srinagar, 19 from Baramulla, 05 from Budgam, 02 from Pulwama, 03 from Kupwara, 00 from Anantnag, 02 from Bandipora, 09 from Ganderbal, 01 each from Kulgam and 00 Shopian in Kashmir division while as 32 from Jammu division include  21 from Jammu division, 02 from Udhampur, 01 from Rajouri, 03 from Doda, 01 from Kathua, 00 from Samba, 01 from Kishtwar, 03 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 50.

As per officials figures, 78,639 positive cases including 882 deaths and 77,293 recoveries are from Srinagar, 25,945 including 290 deaths and 25,484 recoveries are from Baramulla, 24,471 including 24,208 recoveries and 216 deaths are from Budgam, 15,708 including 15,479 recoveries and 195 deaths are from Pulwama, 14,956 including 167 deaths and 14,718 recoveries are from Kupwara, 16,731 including 16,503 recoveries and 208 deaths are from Anantnag, 10,164 cases including 9,998 and 111 deaths are from Bandipora, 10,980 including 10,783 recoveries and 82 deaths are from Ganderbal, 11,547 including 11,420 recoveries and 117 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,618 including 5,557 recoveries and 59 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 54,119 including 52,729 recoveries and 1,156 deaths are from Jammu district, 11,473 including 11,325 recoveries and 139 deaths are from Udhampur, 11,376 including 11,120 recoveries and 239 deaths are from Rajouri, 8,031 including 7,865 recoveries and 136 deaths are from Doda, 9,382 including 9,225 recoveries and 153 deaths are from Kathua, 7,175 including 7,052 recoveries and 120 deaths are from Samba, 4,854 including 4,801 recoveries and 44 deaths are from Kishtwar, 6,594 including 6,479 recoveries and 100 deaths are from Poonch, 6,073 including 6,001 recoveries and 67 deaths are from Ramban and 6,997 including 6,936 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 5,138,130 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 8,404 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 1,333 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 4,690,613 persons have completed the surveillance period and 433,256 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 19,076,104 samples are available. Out of 19,076,104 the number of samples tested negative stands at 18,735,271 while as 340,833 have tested positive, among them 1,333 persons are active, 334,976 persons have recovered and 4,524 persons have died