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Covid-19: surge in infections continues; one more dies, 156 new cases

Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday witnessed one death and 156 fresh positive cases taking the number of total active cases to 1,349.

With one more death, the death toll reached 4,415 and 156 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday have pushed the tally of positive cases to 327,296.

Of the exact number of 327,296 cases, 203,917 are from the Kashmir division and 123,379 from the Jammu division. Among 156 new cases, 114 belong to the Kashmir division while 32 are from the Jammu division, with officials adding that the total number of positive cases in the Kashmir division has reached 203,917 including 200,546 recoveries and 2,246 deaths while a total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 123,379 including 120,986 recoveries and 2,169 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is 1,349 including 1,125 from the Kashmir division and 224 from the Jammu division.

With 131 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 321,532 which is 98.24 percent of the total cases.

Meanwhile, authorities on Wednesday said that no fresh cases of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus and tally stand at 46.

As per the daily information bulletin, 3,423,411 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 8,418 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 1,349 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,945,205 persons have completed the surveillance period and 464,024 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 14,090,434 samples are available. Out of 14,090,434, the number of samples tested negative stands at 13,763,138 while 327,296 have tested positive, among them 1,349 persons are active, 321,532 persons have recovered and 4,415 persons have died.

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