J&K records 308 new COVID-19 cases, 6 deaths



Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 308 new coronavirus cases, raising the tally to 1,18,803, while six more fatalities pushed the death toll to 1,850, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 134 were from reported from the Kashmir Valley and 174 from the Jammu division, they said.
The officials said Jammu recorded the highest of 99 cases, followed by 65 in Srinagar district.
There are now 3,646 active cases in the union territory, they said.
As many as 281 patients recovered from the infection in the past 24 hours, taking the number of those cured to 1,13,307, the officials said.
The UT reported six COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours — five from Jammu and one from the Kashmir region. The death toll due to the pandemic has now reached 1,850, they said.
According to the daily Media Bulletin, out of 1,18,803 positive cases, 3,646 are Active Positive, 1,13,307 have recovered and 1,850 have died; 681 in Jammu division and 1,169 in Kashmir division. The Bulletin further said that out of 35,81,035 test results available, 34,62,232 samples have been tested as negative till December 22, 2020.
Till date 8,52,990 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 18,844 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 3,646 in isolation and 28,182 in home surveillance. Besides, 8,00,468 persons have completed their surveillance period.


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