Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Jan 14: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded three more deaths due to COVID-19 taking the death toll to 1,915 in the Union Territory while as 79 positive cases were reported taking the tally of positive cases to 122,964 in J&K.
The three Covid deaths came a day after none died of the pandemic in the past seven months in J&K UT.
Of the exact number of 122,964 cases, 72,001 are from Kashmir and 50,963 from Jammu division.
Officials said among 79 new cases, 49 belong to Kashmir division while as 30 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 72,001 including 70,048 recoveries and 1,203 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 50,963 including 49,533 recoveries and 712 deaths.
They said total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,468 including 750 from Kashmir division and 718 from Jammu division.
With 237 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 119,581 which is 97.25 percent of the total cases.
Notably, in the last 24-hours three persons who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died, who all belong to Kashmir division.
As per the daily information bulletin, 985,055 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 32,662 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 1,468 persons are in isolation.
According to the bulletin, 905,089 persons have completed surveillance period and 43,921 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 4,188,783 samples are available.
Out of 4,188,783 the number of samples tested negative stands at 4,065,819 while as 122,964 have tested positive, among them 1,468 persons are active, 119,581 persons have recovered and 1,915 persons have died.