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COVID-19: 27 new positive cases reported today, 64876 persons under surveillance

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Srinagar: The number of COVID-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reached 434 as 27 more persons tested positive for the disease in the Union territory, officials said.

“Twenty-seven new cases reported today.  One from Jammu division and 26 from Kashmir division,” government spokesman Rohit Kansal said.

He said the total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir has now risen to 434.

While 57 of these cases were detected in the Jammu division, 377 were from the Kashmir division. Ninety-two patients have recovered and five persons have died in the Union Territory from the novel coronavirus.

The officials said that out of 10977 test results available, 10550 samples have tested as negative till April 23, 2020.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 99 positive cases wherein 80 are Active Positive, 18 recovered and 01 has died, Srinagar 79 positive cases with 51 Active Positive, 27 recovered and  01 died, Baramulla 50 positive cases with 44 Active Positive, 04 recovered, and 02 died; Kupwara has 41 positive cases with 35 Active Positive and 06 recovered; Shopian has 55 positive cases with 49 Active Positive, 06 recovered; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases with 12 Active positive and 02 have recovered; Budgam 14 positive cases of which 05 are Active Positive with 09 recovered cases; Kulgam has 06 cases and all are Active Positive; Pulwama 03 positive cases who all have recovered; Anantnag district has 09 positive case and all are Active Positive.

Similarly, Jammu has 26 positive cases of whom 21 are Active Positive and 05 have recovered, Udhampur 20 positive cases of which 11 are Active Positive, 08 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;  Kathua has 01 positive case which is active positive; Ramban has 01 positive case who is Active Positive. Meanwhile, Kishtwar has only 01 positive case who has recovered.

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