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JK reports 256 new positive cases, tally reaches 8931

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 256 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) taking the tally of infected people in UT to 8931.

Officials said that out of 256, 182 positive cases were reported from Kashmir whileas 74 were reported from Jammu division.

They said that 81 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 22 from Jammu and 59 from Kashmir division.

Officials said that out of 8931 positive cases, 3389 are Active Positive, 5399 have recovered and 143 have died, adding, out of 413358 test results available, 404427 samples have been tested as negative till July 7, 2020.

“302227 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 40332 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 45 in Hospital Quarantine, 3,389 in hospital isolation and 45419 under home surveillance. Besides, 212899 persons have completed their surveillance period,” said officials.

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