J&K COVID tally rises to 1,22,303 with 127 fresh cases



JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir’s COVID-19 caseload climbed to 1,22,303 on Friday with 127 fresh infections while the death toll mounted to 1,907 as four more people succumbed to the disease, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 85 were from the Jammu division and 42 from the Kashmir division of the union territory, they said.
Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 48, followed by 22 in Srinagar and 10 in Samba, the officials said.
While four districts — Anantnag, Kulgam, Kishtwar and Shopian — did not report any fresh cases, 13 other districts recorded fresh cases in single digits.
The number of active cases in the union territory stands at 2,241. So far, 1,18,155 patients have recovered, the officials said.
Of the four deaths recorded in the union territory on Friday, two each were from the Jammu division and the Kashmir Valley, they said.
According to a daily Media Bulletin, out of 1,22,303 positive cases, 2,241 are Active Positive, 1,18,155 have recovered and 1,907 have died; 709 in Jammu division and 1,198 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 40,34,984 test results available, 39,12,681 samples have been tested as negative till 8th January, 2021.
Till date 9,37,286 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 24,797 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 2,241 in isolation and 28,973 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,79,368 persons have completed their surveillance period.


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