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Covid-19: Kashmir witnesses 2 deaths, 338 new infection

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday witnessed 2 deaths due to Covid-19 while 338 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases to 4,048.

With 2 more deaths, the toll has reached 4,3235 and 338 fresh new positive cases have pushed the tally of infections to 316,629.

Of the exact number of 316,629 cases, 196,677 are from the Kashmir division and 119,952 from the Jammu division.

Officials said among 338 new cases, 238 belong to the Kashmir division while 100 are from the Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in the Kashmir division has reached 196,677 including 192,161 recoveries and 2,222 deaths while as the total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 119,952 including 116,085 recoveries and 2,113 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is 4,048 including 2,294 from the Kashmir division and 1,754 from the Jammu division.

With 497 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 308,246 which is 97,35 percent of the total cases.

Meanwhile, authorities on Saturday said that one fresh case of Mucormycosis or black fungus was and the total of such cases has reached 30.

As per the daily information bulletin, 2,457,566 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 11,644 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 4,048 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,203,109 persons have completed the surveillance period and 234,430 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 10,138,591 samples are available.

Out of 10,138,591, the number of samples tested negative stands at 9,821,962 while as 316,629 have tested positive, among them 4,048 persons are active, 308,246 persons have recovered and 4,335 persons have died.

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