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Covid-19 infections continue to dip in Kashmir, 4 more patients die

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday witnessed four deaths due to Covid-19, while 521 positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases to 9,414.

With four more deaths, the toll has reached 4,238 and 521 fresh positive cases reported on Saturday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 311,209.

Of the exact number of 311,209 cases, 193,054 are from the Kashmir division and 118,155 from the Jammu division. Officials said that among 521 new cases, 346 are from \Kashmir division while 175 are from the Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in the Kashmir division has reached 193,054 including 184,823 recoveries and 2,174 deaths while a total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 118,155 including 112,734 recoveries and 2,064 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 9,414 including 6,057 from the Kashmir division and 3,357 from the Jammu division.

With 1,197 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 297,557 which is 95.61 per cent of the total cases.

Meanwhile, authorities on Saturday said that two fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus were reported and 24 infections have been reported so far.

As per the daily information bulletin, 2,303,895 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 40,943 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 9,414 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,065,136 persons have completed the surveillance period and 184,164 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 9,451,574 samples are available. Out of 9,451,574, the number of samples tested negative stands at 9,140,365 while 311,209 have tested positive, among them 9,414 persons are active, 297,557 persons have recovered and 4,238 persons have died.

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