J&K records 256 fresh COVID-19 cases, one more death



Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 256 fresh COVID-19 infections on Friday that took its caseload to 1,21,227, while one more fatality pushed the death toll to 1,884, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 106 were from the Jammu division and 150 from the Kashmir division, they said. The officials said Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 72, followed by 61 in Srinagar district. The number of active cases dropped to 3,016 in the Union Territory, while 1,16,327 patients have recovered so far, they said. The lone death in the union territory was reported from the Jammu division, they said.
According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 1,21,227 positive cases, 3,016 are Active Positive, 1,16,327 have recovered and 1,884 have died; 698 in Jammu division and 1,186 in Kashmir division. The Bulletin further said that out of 38,51,827 test results available, 3,730,600 samples have been tested as negative till January 1, 2021. Till date 8,87,840 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 14,354 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 3,016 in isolation and 30,147 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,38,439 persons have completed their surveillance period.


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