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15 more patients recover from COVID-19 in Kashmir

JAMMU, APRIL 20: The Government Monday informed that 14 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 368.

According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), out of 368 positive cases, 292 are Active Positive, 71 have recovered and 05 have died.

Moreover, 15 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged today which include 07 from GMC Baramulla, 06 from SKIMS Soura, and 02 from Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar.

Furthermore, till date 61774 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which include 6463 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 229 in Hospital Quarantine, 292 in hospital isolation and 20115 under home surveillance. Besides, 34670 persons have completed their surveillance period.

The Bulletin further said that out of 8612 test results available, 8244 samples have tested as negative till April 20, 2020.

Providing the district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 91 positive cases wherein 74 are Active Positive, 16 recovered and 01has died, Srinagar 79 positive cases with 54 Active Positive, 24 recovered and  01 died, Baramulla 44 positive cases with 41 Active Positive, 01 recovered, and 02 died; Kupwara has 33 positive cases with 27 Active Positive and 06 recovered; Shopian has 22 positive cases with 20 Active Positive, 02 recovered; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases and all are Active Positive, Budgam 13 positive cases of which 05 are Active Positive with 08 recovered cases; Kulgam has 06 cases and all are Active Positive; Pulwama 03 positive cases with 02 Active Positive, 01 recovered; Anantnag district has 08 positive case and all are Active Positive.

Similarly, Jammu has 26 positive cases of whom 22 are Active Positive and 04 have recovered, Udhampur 20 positive cases of which 14 are Active Positive, 05 recovered and 01 died, while as Samba district has 04 positive cases and all are Active Positive; Rajouri has 04 positive cases, 01 active positive and 03 cases have recovered. Meanwhile, Kishtwar has only 01 positive case who has recovered.

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