Covid Cases Rise Again In J&K

A medical worker works on the preliminary blood test of people tested for COVID-19 at the Chulalongkorn University Health Service Center in Bangkok, Thailand, April 2, 2020. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha

Active COVID positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir have again crossed 200 while one death related to the virus was reported .

J&K recorded 40 fresh cases today including 22 in Jammu division and 18 in Kashmir.
Lone COVID fatality was reported from Kashmir division.

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Among 22 cases in Jammu, 16 were registered in Jammu district, three in Samba, two in Udhampur and one in Kathua.

Out of 209 active positive cases, Jammu division has 131 and Kashmir 78. Jammu district alone has 116 active positive cases.

With today’s casualty, Corona toll in Kashmir has risen to 2425 and that of the UT to 4735.

Meanwhile, the UT of Ladakh has recorded 10 new COVID positive cases, all in Leh district. With this, Ladakh’s active positive cases have gone up to 32-31 in Leh and one in Kargil district.

Ladakh has so far reported 228 COVID deaths including 168 in Leh and 60 in Kargil.