COVID-19: J&K records 24 fresh cases, no death


COVID-19: J&K records 24 fresh cases, no death

Srinagar, Mar 9: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 24 fresh COVID-19 cases on Wednesday that took the infection tally to 4,53,347, officials said.

No COVID-19 related death was reported in the past 24 hours, they said.

Of the new cases, 12 each were recorded from the Jammu and Kashmir divisions.

Srinagar district recorded the highest 10 cases, officials said.

Eleven of the total 22 districts in the Union Territory did not report any new case. There are 312 active cases while the overall recoveries have reached 4,48,286, they said, adding that the death toll stands at 4,749.

There were 51 confirmed cases of Mucormycosis (black fungus) in the Union Territory. No fresh case was reported since last evening, they added.

As per officials figures, 102,303 positive cases including 907 deaths and 101,291 recoveries are from Srinagar, 37,614 including 304 deaths and 37,271 recoveries are from Baramulla, 34,806 including 34,567 recoveries and 237 deaths are from Budgam, 18,418 including 18,215 recoveries and 201 deaths are from Pulwama, 21,730 including 174 deaths and 21,545 recoveries are from Kupwara, 22,419 including 22,200 recoveries and 219 deaths are from Anantnag, 13,678 cases including 13,555 and 118 deaths are from Bandipora, 13,626 including 13,542 recoveries and 84 deaths are from Ganderbal, 16,314 including 16,191 recoveries and 119 deaths are from Kulgam and 6,304 including 6,244 recoveries and 60 deaths are from Shopian.

In the Jammu division, 76,104 including 74,785 recoveries and 1,222 deaths are from Jammu district, 14,764 including 14,615 recoveries and 147 deaths are from Udhampur, 12,802 including 12,550 recoveries and 249 deaths are from Rajouri, 11,510 including 11,347 recoveries and 144 deaths are from Doda, 11,407 including 11,238 recoveries and 166 deaths are from Kathua, 9,084 including 8,957 recoveries and 125 deaths are from Samba, 5,888 including 5,834 recoveries and 46 deaths are from Kishtwar, 7,739 including 7,626 recoveries and 110 deaths are from Poonch, 8,135 including 8,060 recoveries and 69 deaths are from Ramban and 8,702 including 8,653 recoveries and 48 deaths are from Reasi.

As per the daily information bulletin, 6,184,154 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 32,643 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 312 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,689,973 persons have completed the surveillance period and 456,477 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 23,651,680 samples are available. Out of 23,651,680, the number of samples tested negative stands at 23,198,333 while as 453,347 have tested positive, among them 312 cases are active, 448,286 have recovered and 4,749 persons have died.


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