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J&K logs 100 fresh Covid cases

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4 districts from Kashmir, 2 from Jammu report no new cases

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir today reported 100 new positive cases of COVID-19) , taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Territory to 452647.

Officials said that 70 fresh cases were from Jammu and 30 from Kashmir division.

“Out of 452647 positive cases, 1365 are active positive (764 in Jammu and 601in Kashmir division), 446534 have recovered and 4748 have died (2325 from Jammu division and 2423 from Kashmir division),” said the officials.

They said that Srinagar reported 12 fresh cases, Baramulla 05, Budgam 06, Kupwara 02, Anantnag 03, Bandipora 02 cases while as no fresh cases was reported today from Pulwama, Ganderbal, Kulgam and Shopian districts.

In Jammu division, officials said, Jammu reported 29 cases, Udhampur 03 cases, Rajouri 01, Doda 25, Kathua 06, Samba 01, Poonch 01 and Ramban reported 04 fresh cases today.

No fresh case was reported from Kishtwar and Reasi districts, officials said.

Active COVID-19 cases in India dip to 1,64,522

India logged 15,102 new coronavirus infections, taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,28,67,031, while the active cases  declined to 1,64,522, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Wednesday.

The death toll climbed to 5,12,622 with 278 fresh fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The daily COVID-19 cases have remained below one lakh for 17 consecutive days.

The active cases comprises 0.38 per cent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate has further improved to 98.42 per cent, the  ministry said.

A reduction of 16,553 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

The daily positivity rate was recorded as 1.28  per cent while the weekly positivity rate was recorded as 1.80 per cent, according to the ministry.

The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,21,89,887, while the case fatality rate was recorded as 1.20 per cent.

The cumulative doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide COVID-19 vaccination drive has exceeded 176.19 crore.

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