The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Wednesday reported 30 deaths, highest ever since pandemic and 3,023 new positive cases were also reported pushing the number of active cases to 24,313 which otherwise were less than 600 around a month before.
With 30 more deaths, the death has reached to 2,227 and the active cases continue to increase and the recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 3,023 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday pushed the tally of positive cases to 169,077.
Of the exact number of 169,077 cases, 101,749 are from Kashmir and 67,328 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 3,023 new cases, 2,034 belong to Kashmir division while as 989 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 101,749 including 85,582 recoveries and 1,372 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 67,328 including 56,955 recoveries and 855 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 24,313 including 14,795 from Kashmir division and 9,518 from Jammu division.
With 963 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 142,537 which is 84.30 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 951 from Srinagar, 246 from Baramulla, 199 from Budgam, 82 from Pulwama, 79 from Kupwara, 160 from Anantnag, 59 from Bandipora, 54 from Ganderbal, 145 from Kulgam and 59 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 989 from Jammu division include 499 from Jammu, 61 from Udhampur, 90 from Rajouri, 27 from Doda, 87 from Kathua, 50 from Samba, 22 from Kishtwar, 26 from Poonch, 71 from Ramban and 56 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.
Out of 30 deaths reported today, 06 died in GMC Jammu, 02 in ASCOMS Jmu, 01 in GMC Kathua, 03 Home (Brought Dead), 03 in JLNM Sgr, 06 in SKIMS Soura, 02 in GMC Baramulla, 02 in GMC Anantnag, 03 in SMHS Sgr, 01 CD Hosp Sgr and 01 in SKIMS Bemina. (KNO)