The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday reported 3,474 positive cases highest ever since pandemic pushing the number of active cases to 26,1443 which otherwise were less than 600 around a month before besides that 26 more persons who were tested positive for Covid-19 have died.
With 26 more deaths, the death toll has reached to 2,253 and the active cases continue to increase and the recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 3,474 fresh positive cases reported on Thursday pushed the tally of positive cases to 172,551.
Of the exact number of 172,551 cases, 104,199 are from Kashmir and 68,352 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 3,474 new cases, 2,450 belong to Kashmir division while as 1,024 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 104,199 including 86,489 recoveries and 1,381 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 68,352 including 57,665 recoveries and 872 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 26,144 including 16,329 from Kashmir division and 9,815 from Jammu division.
With 1,617 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 142,537 which is 83.54 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 1,017 from Srinagar, 429 from Baramulla, 268 from Budgam, 137 from Pulwama, 71 from Kupwara, 228 from Anantnag, 51 from Bandipora, 57 from Ganderbal, 181 from Kulgam and 11 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 1,024 from Jammu division include 489 from Jammu, 128 from Udhampur, 111 from Rajouri, 48 from Doda, 58 from Kathua, 77 from Samba, 21 from Kishtwar, 32 from Poonch, 17 from Ramban and 43 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.
Out of 26 deaths reported today, 07 died in GMC Jammu, 01 in DH Udhampur, 01 in Military Hosp, 01 in GMC Doda, 01 in CHC Basantgarh, 01 in GN Hosp (MCH), 02 in GMC Kathua, 03 Home (Brought Dead), 02 in JLNM Sgr, 01 in SKIMS Soura, 01 in GMC Baramulla, 02 in GMC Anantnag, 02 in DH Pulwama, 01 CD Hosp Sgr. (KNO)