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Nearly 2,500 fresh Covid-19 cases in Kashmir, virus claims 5 more lives

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported five deaths and yet another big spike of 2,456 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the number of total active infections to 10,003.

With five more deaths, the toll in J&K has reached 4,557 and the fresh cases have pushed the tally of positive cases to 352,623.

Of the exact number of 352,623 cases, 220,839 are from the Kashmir division and 131,784 from the Jammu division.

Officials said that among 2,456 new cases, 1,522 belong to the Kashmir division while 934 are from the Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in the Kashmir division has reached 220,839 including 213,297 recoveries and 2,341 deaths while a total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 131,784 including 124,766 recoveries and 2,216 deaths.

The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is 10,003 including 5,201 from the Kashmir division and 4,802 from the Jammu division.

With 380 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 338,063 which is 95.87 percent of the total cases.

As per the daily information bulletin, 5,482,972 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 7,166 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 10,003 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,027,460 persons have completed the surveillance period and 433,786 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 20,148,633 samples are available. Out of 20,148,633, the number of samples tested negative stands at 19,796,010 while 352,623 have tested positive, among them 10,003 persons are active, 338,063 persons have recovered and 4,557 persons have died.

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