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Srinagar continues to report most Covid-19 cases in Kashmir: 58% infections from capital district since last week

Amid predictions of a third wave of Covid-19, around 58 percent of infections have been reported from the Srinagar district in the last week.

As per the data available in the last week Kashmir division has reported 674 positive cases among which 393 are from Srinagar while the rest nine districts have witnessed just 281 cases.

Data reveals that out of 147 cases reported on September 9, 80 are from Srinagar while 150 cases were reported on September 10 of which 10 are from Srinagar.

Similarly of 121 cases reported on 11 September, 72 are from Srinagar, and of 89 cases reported on 12 September in the valley 41 are from Srinagar.

Furthermore, out of 78 cases reported on 13 September, 48 are from Srinagar while out of 112 cases reported on 14 September 75 are from Srinagar.

On 15 September, 124 cases were reported in Kashmir among them 77 are from Kashmir.

In aggregate, over 58 percent of cases reported in Kashmir last week are from Srinagar and below 42 percent are from the rest nine districts of Kashmir.

Pertinently out of 1,186 active positive cases in Kashmir, 686 are from Srinagar.

With the spike in the Covid-19 cases in the district, the Srinagar administration on Tuesday sealed five shops and lodged nine FIRs against the individuals for violating the prescribed Sops and guidelines.

The authorities further notified five more micro containment zones in Srinagar, taking the total number of containment zones in the district to 26.

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