5 in every 100 tested turn positive in J&K

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Srinagar, May 1: Five out of every 100 people tested have been found positive in J&K in the last two weeks of April, depicting the widespread SARS-CoV2 infection here. In addition, COVID19 fatalities have also seen a sudden spurt in the recent past.

In April, as many as 45,123 people have been found positive in J&K, out of the 12,16,934 tested, analysis of J&K’s official data on the pandemic reveals. The positive percentage in April has been 3.7, which is a steep rise from the positive percentage of the previous year and even the previous month.