COVID-19: J&K reports one death, 221 positive cases

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33rd case of Mucormycosis confirmed, case tally at 319,576, death toll mounts to 4,362, active cases reaches to 2,116, recovery rate at 97.98 percent

Srinagar, Jul 16 : The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Friday witnessed one death due to Covid-19 while as 221 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 2,116

With one more death the death toll in the UT has reached to 4,362 and 221 fresh positive cases reported on Friday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 319,576.

Of the exact number of 319,576 cases, 198,462 are from Kashmir division and 121,114 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency that among 221 new cases, 118 belong to Kashmir division while as 103 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 198,462 including 194,997 recoveries and 2,231 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 121,114 including 118,101 recoveries and 2,131 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 2,116 including 1,234 from Kashmir division and 882 from Jammu division.

With 208 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 313,098 which is 97.98 percent of the total cases.

“Cases tested positive in J&K include 40 from Srinagar, 15 from Baramulla, 15 from Budgam, 19 from Pulwama, 06 from Kupwara, 09 from Anantnag, 02 from Bandipora, 08 from Ganderbal, 03 from Kulgam and 01 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 103 from Jammu division include 19 from Jammu, 04 from Udhampur, 10 from Rajouri, 17 from Doda, 07 from Kathua, 13 from Samba, 08 from Kishtwar, 12 from Poonch, 12 from Ramban and 01 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.

Meanwhile, authorities on Friday said that one fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and tally reaches to 33.

One covid death has been reported from General hospital Rajouri.

As per officials figures, 70,858 positive cases including 832 deaths and 69,585 recoveries are from Srinagar, 23,478 including 280 deaths and 23,026 recoveries are from Baramulla, 22,787 including 22,483 recoveries and 204 deaths are from Budgam, 15,082 including 14,791 recoveries and 193 deaths are from Pulwama, 13,986 including 165 deaths and 13,746 recoveries are from Kupwara, 16,275 including 15,963 recoveries and 205 deaths are from Anantnag, 9,425 cases including 9,252 and 100 deaths are from Bandipora, 9,797 including 9,615 recoveries and 77 deaths are from Ganderbal, 11,202 including 11,031 recoveries and 117 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,572 including 5,505 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Shopian.

In Jammu division, 52,624 including 51,301 recoveries and 1,138 deaths are from Jammu district, 11,255 including 11,070 recoveries and 133 deaths are from Udhampur, 10,840 including 10,534 recoveries and 224 deaths are from Rajouri, 7,102 including 6,818 recoveries and 122 deaths are from Doda, 9,252 including 9,081 recoveries and 149 deaths are from Kathua, 7,116 including 6,959 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Samba, 4,582 including 4,482 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Kishtwar, 6,214 including 6,023 recoveries and 94 deaths are from Poonch, 5,934 including 5,800 recoveries and 66 deaths are from Ramban and 6,195 including 6,033 recoveries and 43 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin 2,613,283 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 9,356 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 2,116 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,298,709 persons have completed the surveillance period and 298,740 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 10,906,400 samples are available. Out of 10,906,400 the number of samples tested negative stands at 10,586,824 while as 319,576 have tested positive, among them 2,116 persons are active, 313,098 persons have recovered and 4,362 persons have died.

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