182 new COVID cases, 1 more death in J&K



JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 182 new positive cases on Sunday, bringing the infection count to 1,21,653, while another fatality linked to the pandemic raised the death toll to 1,866, officials said. Of the fresh novel coronavirus cases, 103 were from the Jammu Division and 79 from the Kashmir Division, they said. The officials said Jammu recorded a maximum of 75 new cases, followed by 31 in Srinagar district.
The number of active cases dropped to 2,975 in the union territory, while 1,16,792 patients have recovered so far from the infection, the officials said. The UT reported one COVID-19 death from Jammu division in the last 24 hours, they said.
According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 1,21,653 positive cases, 2,975 are Active Positive, 1,16,792 have recovered and 1,886 have died; 699 in Jammu division and 1,187 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 39,16,848 test results available, 37,95,195 samples have been tested as negative till 3nd January, 2021.
Till date 8,95,270 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 14,471 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,975 in isolation and 30,564 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,45,374 persons have completed their surveillance period.


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