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23 more detected positive; tally in J&K reaches 207

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46158 persons under surveillance

Srinagar/Jammu: With 23 new cases detected today, the tally of corona positive patients in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 207.

“Today, 23 fresh cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir,” the officials said.

While 16 cases were detected in the Kashmir Valley, seven persons were found positive in Jammu region, they said.

The total number of positive cases in the union territory has now risen to 207 — out of which 168 are in Kashmir and 39 in Jammu.

While four patients have died in Jammu and Kashmir, six have recovered.

Meanwhile, the Government Friday informed that 46158 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 207 positive cases, 197 are Active Positive, 06 have recovered and 04 have died.

Furthermore, 7726 persons have been kept in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 415 in Hospital Quarantine, 197 in hospital isolation and 27891 under home surveillance. Besides, 9925 persons have completed their 28-day surveillance period.

The Bulletin further said that till date 2754 samples have tested as negative till April 10, 2020.

Providing district wise stats, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 51 positive cases wherein 49 are Active Positive, 01 have recovered and 01 have died, Bandipora 36 positive cases with 33 Active Positive, 02 have recovered and  01 died, Baramulla 30 positive cases with 29 Active Positive, 0 recovered and 01 died, Budgam 10 positive cases and all are Active Positive, Pulwama 03 positive cases-all Active Positive, Shopian and Kupwara with 13 positive cases each and all are Active Positive, and Ganderbal and Kulgam with 02 and 03 positive cases respectively all of whom are Active Positive.

Similarly, Jammu has 06 positive cases who are Active Positive, Udhampur 17 positive cases of which 16 are Active Positive, 0 recovered and 01 died, while as Rajouri and Kishtwar have 03 and 01 positive cases respectively wherein all the three in Rajouri are Active Positive and the single positive case has recovered fully in Kishtwar district.

The Bulletin also said that there are 19 positive cases of patients belonging to other States/UTs of which 17 are Active Positive and 02 cases have recovered.

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