Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Thursday witnessed highest surge in COVID-19 cases this year as 835 more people tested positive for the pestilence. Also one death was reported in Kashmir.
An official spokesman said that 555 cases were reported in Kashmir and 280 in Jammu region. The total number of COVID-19 cases reported till date has risen to 135662. Moreover, 246 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 22 from Jammu Division and 224 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 135662 positive cases, 5623 are Active Positive, 128020 have recovered and 2019have died; 745 in Jammu division and 1274 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 6373912 test results available, 6238250 samples have been tested as negative till April 8.
Till date 1575505 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 59857 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5623 in isolation and 124174in home surveillance.
Besides, 1383832 persons have completed their surveillance period.