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J&K reports 169 new positive cases, 01 death

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 169 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 24 from Jammu division and 145 from Kashmir division while as one infection related death was reported from Jammu division.

The officials also informed that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 44 in the UT of J&K.

With today’s fresh cases, the number of positive cases in the UT has reached 325148. Also one Covid death has been reported from Jammu Division.

“Out of 325148 positive cases, 1276 are Active Positive, 319465 have recovered and 4407 – 2241 in Kashmir and 2166 in Jammu division have died,” said the officials.

The officials further said that 65.27 percent of the population above the age of 18 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir.

According to the officials, among the total 325148 positive cases in J&K, 23141 have been reported as travelers while 302007 as others.

India logs 45,083 fresh Covid cases

India added 45,083 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 3,26,95,030, while active cases registered an increase for the fifth consecutive day, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Sunday.

The death toll has climbed to 4,37,830 with 460 fresh fatalities, according to the data updated at 8 am.

The active cases have increased to 3,68,558 comprising 1.13 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 97.53 per cent, the ministry said.

An increase of 8,783 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

As many as 17,55,327 tests were conducted on Saturday taking the total cumulative tests conducted so far for detection of COVID-19 in the country to 51,86,42,929.

The daily positivity rate was recorded at 2.57 per cent. It has been less than three per cent for the last 34 days.

The weekly positivity rate was recorded at 2.28 per cent. It has been below three per cent for the last 65 days, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 3,18,88,642, while the case fatality rate stands at 1.34 per cent, the data stated.

Cumulatively, 63.09 crore COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered under the nationwide vaccination drive till Sunday morning.

More than 73.8 lakh doses have been administered in a 24 hours span, according to the ministry.

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