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With 15 new COVID-19 cases, tally rises to 741 in J&K

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Srinagar: Fifteen new COVID-19 cases were reported on Tuesday from Jammu and Kashmir taking the total number of such cases in the union territory to 74.

Officials said that while 14 cases were from the Kashmir Valley, one was from Jammu region.

Of the total number of cases reported so far in the union territory, 678 are from Kashmir and 63 from Jammu.

While 320 patients have recovered, eight people, including three women, have died. There are 413 active cases, they said.

Officials further said that out of 31312 test results available, 30571 samples have tested as negative till May 05, 2020.

“Till date 80206 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 13688 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 213 in Hospital Quarantine, 413 in hospital isolation and 7274 under home surveillance. Besides, 58610 persons have completed their surveillance period,” said the officials.

Providing district-wise breakup, the officials said that Bandipora has 132 positive cases including 02 reported today with 69 Active Positive, 62 recovered (including 01 recovered today), 01 died; Anantnag district has 110 positive cases  (including 1 case reported today) with 108 Active Positive, 01 recovered,  01 died; Srinagar has reported 04 new cases today taking total to 113 positive cases with 36 Active Positive, 75 recovered,  02 died; Baramulla reported  01 case today taking total to 104 positive cases with 59 Active Positive, 42 recovered ( including 03 recoveries today), 03 died; with 06 fresh cases today, Shopian has 89 positive, 64 Active Positive, 25 recovered ( including 06 recoveries today), Kupwara has 66 positive cases with 36 Active Positive, 30 recovered ( including 07 recoveries today), Budgam has 30 positive cases with 18 Active Positive and 12 recovered cases; Ganderbal has 14 positive cases and all of them have recovered; Kulgam has 11 positive cases with 08 Active Positive and  03 recoveries; Pulwama has 09 positive cases with 06 active positive, 03 recovered.

Similarly, Jammu has 27 positive cases with 1 active positive case reported today and 26 have recovered; Udhampur reported 1 case today making a total of 21 positive cases with 01 active positive case, 19 recovered and 01 died, while as Samba has 07 positive cases wherein 03 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 while Ramban and Reasi districts  have  01 positive case each which are active positive