With 9 deaths, JK toll rises to 1388, total cases 88,369
Nineteen more COVID-19 positive persons died during the past 24 hours, taking the number of casualties in J&K to 1388, while Monday reported decline in fresh cases as 427 cases tested positive, pushing the infection count to 88,369, officials said.
As per the government, the fresh casualties include six from Kashmir division and three from Jammu division.
With the fresh casualties, the death toll due to novel coronavirus has soared to 1388 in Jammu Kashmir, which include 928 from Kashmir and 460 from Jammu.
So far, Srinagar has reported 333 deaths, Baramulla 135, Budgam 90, Pulwama 77, Kupwara and Anantnag 71 each, Kulgam 45, Bandipora 42, Shopian 34, and Ganderbal 30.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has reported 237 deaths, Rajouri 45, Doda 42, Kathua 30, Samba 25, Udhampur 26, Poonch 22, Ramban 12, Kishtwar 14 and Reasi seven.
In the past few days the coronavirus cases have witnessed a decline in Jammu Kashmir and the numbers are going down day by day.
The day also saw a decrease in fresh cases.
On Monday, J&K reported 427 fresh coronavirus cases, which include 258 from Kashmir and 169 from Jammu division, pushing the total infection tally to 88,369.
The government said of the total 20,23,294 available test results, 19,34,925 returned negative and 88,369 positive which include 8314 active positive cases while 78,677 have recovered and been discharged including the 781 persons discharged during the past 24 hours.
It said, so far, 62,97,10 persons had been put under observation including 21,927 in home quarantine and 8,314 in isolation while 52,205 people are under home surveillance and 54,58,76 persons have completed their surveillance period.
In Kashmir, Srinagar has a total of 17,809 cases, Budgam 5663, Baramulla 5253, Pulwama 4433, Kupwara 4094, Anantnag 3999, Bandipora 3865, Ganderbal 3319, Kulgam 2397, and Shopian 2122.
In Jammu division, Jammu district has a total of 16,222 cases, Rajouri 3122, Udhampur 2572, Doda 2502, Kathua 2304, Poonch 2148, Samba 2034, Kishtwar 1727,
Ramban 1514, and Reasi 1196.