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Tally reaches 666; 254 cases recover till date

Srinagar: Total number of COVID-19 infected cases reached 666 in Jammu and Kashmir as 27 new patients tested positive on Saturday.

Officials said that 27 new cases were reported from Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours taking the total number of positive cases to 666.

25 cases were reported from Kashmir Valley, and two from the Jammu region, officials said, adding, of the total number of cases reported so far in the Union Territory, 606 are from Kashmir and 60 from Jammu.

While 254 patients have recovered, eight persons, including three women, have died due to the disease, the officials said.

The officials said that that out of 23460 test results available, 22794 samples have tested as negative till May 02, 2020.

“Till date 74083 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which include 9816 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 188 in Hospital Quarantine, 404 in hospital isolation and 7174 under home surveillance. Besides, 56493 persons have completed their surveillance period,” said the officials.

Providing district-wise breakup, the Bulletin said that Bandipora has 128 positive cases with 91 Active Positive, 36 recovered (including 01 recovered today), 01 died; Srinagar reported 15 fresh cases today taking positive cases to 106 with 35 Active Positive, 69 recovered,  02 died; Anantnag district reported 04 new cases which led to 99 positive cases with 97 Active Positive, 01 recovered today,  01 died; Baramulla reported  03 new cases today taking total number of positive cases to 88 with 59 Active Positive, 26 recovered, 03 died; Shopian has 77 positive cases with 03 new reported cases today, 58 Active Positive, 19 recovered (including 02 recoveries today); Kupwara 55 positive cases with 34 Active Positive, 21 recovered (including 02 recoveries today); Budgam 21 positive cases wherein 10 are Active Positive and 11 recovered cases; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases and all of them have recovered including 01 recovery today; Kulgam has 11 positive cases with 08 Active Positive and  03 recoveries; Pulwama has 07 positive cases with 04 active positive, 03 recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 26 positive cases and all of them have recovered; Udhampur  20 positive cases of which 02 are Active Positive, 17 recovered  and 01 died, while as Samba reported 02 new positive cases today taking total positive cases to 06 wherein 02 are Active Positive and 04 have recovered; Rajouri has 04 positive cases, 01 active positive and 03 have recovered;  Kathua has 01 positive case who is active positive; Kishtwar had only 01 positive case who has recovered; Ramban has 01 positive case who is Active Positive; Meanwhile, Reasi has 01 positive case who is Active Positive.

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