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Four more died of Covid-19 in Kashmir, no case of Omicron found yet

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported four deaths and 132 fresh Covid-19 cases taking the number of total active cases to 1,601.

With four more deaths, the toll stands at 4,487 and with fresh cases, the tally of positive cases is 338,047. Of the exact number of 338,047 cases, 212,633 are from the Kashmir division and 125,414 from the Jammu division. Officials said that among 132 new cases, 103 are from the Kashmir division while 29 are from the Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in the Kashmir division has reached to 212,633 including 209,164 recoveries and 2,299 deaths while a total number of positive cases in Jammu division has reached to 125,414 including 122,795 recoveries and 2,187 deaths

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,601 including 1,170 from the Kashmir division and 431 from the Jammu division.

With 188 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 331,959 which is 98.20 percent of the total cases.

As per the daily information bulletin, 4,667,449 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 4,181 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 1,601 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 4,227,370 persons have completed the surveillance period and 429,810 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 17,993,958 samples are available.

Out of 17,993,958, the number of samples tested negative stands at 17,655,911 while 338,047 have tested positive, among them 1,601 persons are active, 331,959 persons have recovered and 4,487 persons have died.

Meanwhile, Dr. Shashi Sudan Principal GMC Jammu said that no case of Omicron has been reported while adding that they are ready to tackle any situation. She said samples are being sent for genome sequencing and so far no case of Omicron has been found.

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