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From 1,624 Covid-19 deaths in May, Kashmir witnesses 14 mortalities in September

The positivity of Covid-19 cases has increased by a slim margin in Jammu and Kashmir while deaths due to the disease have shown a significant dip in the month of September.

The positivity rate has increased as this month 4,011 cases were reported as compared to 3,957 cases in August.

As per the data 4,011 cases including 3,234 from Kashmir and 777 from Jammu were reported in the month of September besides, 14 deaths which include 7 each from Kashmir and Jammu divisions.

Pertinently 3,957 cases including 2691 from Kashmir and 1266 from Jammu and 30 deaths including six from Kashmir and 24 from Jammu were reported in August month in J&K.

5800 cases and 54 deaths were reported in the month of July and 416 deaths and 25, 197 cases were reported in June.

“1,14,382 positive cases and 1624 deaths were reported in Jammu and Kashmir in May. In an ongoing year, J&K reported 45,123 positive cases including 28,540 from the Kashmir division and 16,583 from the Jammu division. Besides 289 deaths which included 136 from the Kashmir division and 153 from the Jammu division in the month of April,” figures reveal.

“J&K reported 3,579 positive cases and 53 deaths in January. 1,998 positive cases and 21 deaths in February, and 4,456 positive cases and 37 deaths in March,” the data revealed.

The figures further show that in December last year J&K reported 10747 positive cases and 189 deaths, in November J&K reported a total of 15, 439 positive cases and 216 deaths and in October last year, J&K reported 19,715 positive cases and 297 deaths.

Pertinently, 37,373 positive cases and 478 deaths were reported in J&K in the month of September 2020, the highest in last year. “17,339 positive cases and 326 deaths were reported in J&K in the month of August 2020,” the figures suggest.

Moreover, 12,862 positive cases and 276 deaths were reported in J&K in the month of July 2020, the data states.

As per the official data, in the first 115 days (from March 08-June 30, 2020) 7,497 positive cases and 101 Covid-19 related deaths were witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir.

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