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Over 2,800 Covid-19 infections in Kashmir, five more die

Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 2,827 fresh Covid-19 cases, raising the tally to 3,62,200, while five more deaths pushed the toll to 4,572, officials said.

The region had on Sunday recorded 3,499 new Covid cases.

Of the cases on Monday, 1,093 were reported from the Jammu division and 1,734 from the Kashmir division, the officials said.

They said Jammu district recorded the highest of 711 cases, followed by 618 cases in Srinagar district.

There are 17,928 active cases in the region.

The number of recovered patients was 3,39,700, the officials said.

The toll due to the pandemic rose to 4,572 as five fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours, they said.

As per the daily information bulletin, 5,530,124 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 8,847 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 17,928 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 5,067,822 persons have completed the surveillance period and 430,955 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 20,360,232 samples are available. Out of 20,360,232, the number of samples tested negative stands at 19,980,032 while 362,200 have tested positive, among them 17,928 persons are active, 339,700 persons have recovered and 4,572 persons have died.

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