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J&K reports 683 fresh positive cases; tally reaches 30717

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Srinagar tops the list with 1264 active positive cases

Srinagar: The total number of Coronavirus infected people has gone up to 30717 with 683 fresh positive cases registered today in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.

They said that out of today’s 683 cases, 569 are from Kashmir and 114 from Jammu division.

Meanwhile, a paramilitary CRPF trooper was among four more persons who died due to COVID-19 in Kashmir Valley since last night, official sources said on Thursday.

With these deaths—one each from Baramulla, Budgam, Srinagar and Pulwama districts—the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir mounted to 585.

The officials said that out of 833403 test results available, 802686 samples have been tested as negative till August 20, 2020.

Additionally, till date 423481 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 41798 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6914 in isolation and 44503 under home surveillance. Besides, 329688 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Srinagar tops the active positive cases with 1264 while as Baramulla has 558; Pulwama 398; Kulgam 211; Shopian 133; Anantnag 408; Budgam 528; Kupwara 504; Bandipora 892; Ganderbal 530 active positive cases.

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