Figure highest ever this year; Case tally at 131,938, death toll 2003; Active cases increase to 3,215 ; recovery rate decreases to 96.04 per cent
Srinagar, Apr 02: The Covid-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir continue to rise as 517 fresh positive cases—highest in the ongoing year were reported on Friday pushing the number of active cases near 3,215 which otherwise were less than 600 a few weeks before.
Five more deaths were reported in J&K in last 24 hours taking toll of deaths to 2,003 and active cases continues to increase and recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 517 fresh positive cases reported on Thursday pushed the tally of positive cases to 131,938.
Of the exact number of 131,938 cases, 78,801 are from Kashmir and 53,137 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 517 new cases, 421 belong to Kashmir division while as 96 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 78,801 including 75,801 recoveries and 1,265 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 53,137 including 51,634 recoveries and 738 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,215 including 2,450 from Kashmir division and 765 from Jammu division.
With 171 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 126,720 which is 96.04 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 173 from Srinagar, 86 from Baramulla, 88 from Budgam, 04 from Pulwama, 12 from Kupwara, 12 from Anantnag, 14 from Bandipora, 09 from Ganderbal, 21 from Kulgam and 02 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 96 from Jammu division include 62 from Jammu, 01 from Udhampur, 07 from Rajouri, 06 from Doda, 14 from Kathua, 03 from Samba, 00 from Kishtwar, 00 from Poonch, 03 from Ramban and 00 from Reasi,” officials disclosed.
As per officials figures, 29,392 positive cases including 473 deaths and 27,662 recoveries are from Srinagar, 9,010 including 181 deaths and 8,345 recoveries are from Baramulla, 8,322 including 7,942 recoveries and 120 deaths are from Budgam, 6,006 including 5,831 recoveries and 92 deaths are from Pulwama, 5,829 including 97 deaths and 5,645 recoveries are from Kupwara, 5,206 including 5,044 recoveries and 96 deaths are from Anantnag, 4,782 cases including 4,672 and 63 deaths are from Bandipora, 4,732 including 4,647 recoveries and 49 deaths are from Ganderbal, 2,869 including 2,707 recoveries and 54 deaths are from Kulgam and 2,653 including 2,591 recoveries and 40 deaths are from Shopian.
In Jammu division, 26,035 including 25,112 recoveries and 381 deaths are from Jammu district, 4,366 including 4,277 recoveries and 58 deaths are from Udhampur, 3,906 including 3,827 recoveries and 56 deaths are from Rajouri, 3,462 including 3,388 recoveries and 64 deaths are from Doda, 3,364 including 3,239 recoveries and 53 deaths are from Kathua, 2,870 including 2,807 recoveries and 41 deaths are from Samba, 2,756 including 2,717 recoveries and 22 deaths are from Kishtwar, 2,551 including 2,508 recoveries and 26 deaths are from Poonch, 2,162 including 2,117 recoveries and 21 deaths are from Ramban and 1,665 including 1,642 recoveries and 16 deaths are from Reasi.
As per the daily information bulletin 1,524,644 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 41,614 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 3,215 persons are in isolation.
According to the bulletin, 1,353,922 persons have completed surveillance period and 123,890 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 6,130,386 samples are available. Out of 6,130,386 the number of samples tested negative stands at 5,998,448 while as 131,938 have tested positive, among them 3,215persons are active, 126,720 persons have recovered and 2,003 persons have died—(KNO)