Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded another spike in the COVID-19 related cases with 490 fresh positive cases, including 33 travelers, taking the number of total number of cases in the UT to above 12000 mark.
With 490 fresh cases, the tally of positive cases in J&K has reached to 12156 including 9649 from Kashmir and 2507 from Jammu. Official sources told KNO, that out of 490 new cases, 182 were tested positive at SKIMS, 51 at JVC and rest at other hospitals.
Among 490 new cases, 428 belong to Kashmir division while as 62 are from Jammu division, officials said, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division has reached to 9649 including 4846 recoveries and 204 deaths.
The deadly pandemic claimed 14 more lives in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, the highest ever spike in 24 hours since the outbreak of virus, taking the total number of people who died due to the novel Coronavirus to 222 in the UT.
With 14 more deaths, the death toll in J&K has reached to 222 which include 18 from Jammu division and 204 from Kashmir region.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 259 from Srinagar, 21 from Kulgam, 18 from Baramulla, 42 from Shopian, 06 from Anantnag, 03 from Kupwara, 32 from Pulwama, 34 from Budgam, 02 from Bandipora and 11 from Ganderbal in Kashmir division while as 62 from Jammu division include 14 from Jammu, 03 from Udhampur, 02 from Kuthua,33 from Rajouri, 08 from Samba and 02 from Doda,” officials disclosed.
As per officials figures, 2345 positive cases including 55 deaths and 566 recoveries are from Srinagar, 1399 including 48 deaths and 577 recoveries are from Baramulla, 1097 including 679 recoveries and 23 deaths are from Kulgam, 972 including 17 deaths and 720 recoveries are from Shopian, 939 including 17 deaths and 638 recoveries are from Anantnag, 818 including 523 recoveries and 13 deaths are from Kupwara, 774 including 388 recoveries and 08 deaths are from Pulwama, 662 including 340 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Budgam, 421 including 313 recoveries and 03 deaths are from Bandipora, 222 including 100 recoveries and 04 death are from are from Ganderbal.
Out of 481,452 the number of samples tested negative stands at 469,296 while as 12,156 have been tested positive. Among them 5488 are active and 6446 persons have recovered and 222 persons have died. KNO
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