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J&K reports 701 new positive cases; 10 deaths

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Out of 13899 positive cases, 5844 are Active Positive; 7811 recoveries; 246 deaths

Srinagar: Covid-19 claimed 10 more lives in Jammu and Kashmir taking the infection related death toll to 246.

Sources said that eight (8) deaths were reported from Kashmir and two (02) from Jammu division.

Quoting official sources, KNO reported that patients who died include an 80-year-old woman from Rainawari Srinagar, a 59-year-old man from Turkawangan Shopian, an 84-year-old man from Kanispora Baramulla, a 50-year-old woman from Rajouri, a 75-year-old woman from Tumulahal Pulwama, a 70-year-man from Bunglow Bagh Baramulla, a 65-year-old man from HMT Srinagar, a 45-year-old woman from Shaheed Gunj Srinagar, a 70-year-old man from Checkra Baramulla and a 48-year-old woman from Karan Bagh Gadi Garh Jammu.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 701 new COVID-19 infections, taking the overall case count to 13899.

Official sources said that 100 cases were confirmed from Jammu and 601 from Kashmir Valley including six pregnant women, 10 minors, some J&K Bank employees besides several paramilitary CRPF and army personnel.

Giving the district wise details, they said Srinagar reported 290 cases, Baramulla 53, Kulgam seven, Shopian 21, Anantnag 28, Kupwara 84, Pulwama 46, Budgam 21, Bandipora 27, Ganderbal 24, Jammu 40, Kathua eight, Rajouri 40, Udhampur seven, Doda three and Reasi two.

Most of the fresh cases were confirmed at SKIMS Soura and CD hospital laboratories, sources said.

The officials said that out of 13899 positive cases, 5844 are Active Positive, 7811 have recovered. Though officials reported 244 deaths, sources said that death toll has reached 246, 20 in Jammu division and 226 in Kashmir division, adding, “out of 507678 test results available, 493779 samples have been tested as negative till July 19, 2020”.

Providing district-wise breakup, the officials said that Bandipora has 455 positive cases (including 27 cases reported today) with 115 Active Positive, 335 recovered (including 06 cases recovered today) and 05 deaths; Srinagar has 2901 positive cases (including 290 cases reported today) with 1837 Active Positive, 1003 recovered (including 433 cases recovered today), 61 deaths; Anantnag district has 1060 positive cases (including 28 cases reported today), with 338 Active Positive, 704 recovered (including 25 cases recovered today),  18 deaths; Baramulla has 1580 positive cases (including 53 cases reported today) with 634 Active Positive, 896 recovered (including 48 cases recovered today), 50 deaths; Shopian has 1103 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 311 Active Positive, 773 recovered (including 29 cases recovered today) and 19 deaths; Kupwara has 917 positive cases (including 84 cases reported today) with 360 Active Positive, 544 recovered (including 11 cases recovered today) and 13 deaths; Budgam has 770 positive cases (including 21 cases reported today) with 338 Active Positive and 413 recovered cases (including 25 cases recovered today) and 19 deaths; Ganderbal has 291 positive cases (including 24 cases reported today) with 176 active positive cases and 111 recoveries and 04 deaths; Kulgam has 1147 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today), with 331 Active Positive and 792 recoveries (including 01 cases recovered today) and 24 deaths and Pulwama reported 888 positive cases (including 46 cases reported today) with 372 active positive cases and 504 recovered (including 41 cases recovered today) and 12 deaths.

Similarly, Jammu has 624 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 207 active positive cases and 406 recoveries (including 12 cases recovered today) and 11 deaths; Udhampur has 331 positive cases (including 07 cases reported today)   with 39 active positive cases, 291 recovered and 01 death; Samba has 328 positive cases with 153 Active Positive and 174 recoveries and 01 death; Rajouri has 379 positive cases (including 40 cases reported today) with 268 active positive cases and 109 recovered and 02 deaths; Kathua has 360 positive cases (including 08 cases reported today) with 112 Active positive and 247 recovered (including 08 cases recovered today) and 01 death; Kishtwar has 68 positive cases with 40 active positive cases and 28 recovered; Ramban has 318 positive cases with 94 active positive and 224 recoveries (including 01 case recovered today); Reasi has 66 positive cases (including 02 cases reported today) with 21 active positive and 45 recovered; Poonch has 152 positive cases with 27 active positive and 124 recoveries and 01 death while Doda has 161 positive cases (including 03 cases reported today)  with 71 active positive cases and 88 recoveries (including 06 cases recovered today) and 02 deaths.

Officials said that of the total 13899 positive cases in J&K 3282 have been reported as travelers while 10617 as others.

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