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Kashmir reports 25 fresh COVID-19 positive cases

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Tally reaches 270 in J&K; More than 53679 people under surveillance both at government established quarantine facilities & in home quarantine

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 25 fresh cases of COVID-19 on Monday, taking the total number of infected people to 270, officials said.

They said all the 25 cases were detected in the Kashmir Valley.

The total number of positive cases in the union territory has now risen to 270, out of which 222 were reported in Kashmir and 48 in Jammu.

The number of positive cases has been steadily increasing in the valley over the past 10 days.

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

More than 53679 people have been kept under surveillance, including those who are either in government established quarantine facilities or in home quarantine.

Moreover 10 more patients have recovered today, 04 are from Kashmir Division (2 SKIMS Soura, 2 JLNM Srinagar) & 06 from Jammu Division (CD Hospital Jammu)

The Bulletin further said that 3795 samples have tested as negative till April 13, 2020.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Srinagar has 70 positive cases wherein 66 are Active Positive, 03 recovered and 01 has died, Bandipora 51 positive cases with 47 Active Positive, 03 recovered and  01 died, Baramulla 40 positive cases with 39 Active Positive, no case has recovered and 01 died, Budgam 11 positive cases all of whom are Active Positive, Pulwama 03 positive cases where 02 Active Positive,01 recovered;  Shopian and Kupwara with 14 and 23 positive cases respectively and all are Active Positive, and Ganderbal and Kulgam with 05 and 05 positive cases respectively all of whom are Active Positive.

Similarly, Jammu has 21 positive cases of whom 18 are Active Positive and 03 have recovered, Udhampur 19 positive cases of which 14 are Active Positive, 04 recovered and 01 died, while as Rajouri has 03 positive cases of whom 2 are Active Positive with 01 recovery; Samba district has 04 positive cases which are all active positive. Meanwhile, Kishtwar has only 01 positive case which has recovered.


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