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COVID-19: Eight more people die in J-K; toll 1,676

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Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded eight fresh deaths due to COVID-19 taking the death toll to 1,676 in the Union Territory while 565 positive cases were reported taking the tally of positive cases to 108,871 in J-K.

Of the exact number of 108,3871 cases, 65,223 are from Kashmir and 43,648 from Jammu division. The officials said that a total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 5,236 including 3,084 from Kashmir division and 2,152 from Jammu division.

With 596 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached to 101,959, which is 93.65 percent of the total cases.

Notably, in the last 24 hours eight persons who were tested positive for COVID-19 have died, among them three belong to Kashmir division and five to the Jammu division.

As per the media bulletin, patients who have died include one each from Srinagar, Budgam, and Anantnag in the Kashmir division and two each from Jammu and Doda, and one from Udhampur in Jammu division.

Out of 2,940,302 the number of samples tested negative stands at 2,831,431 while as 108,871 have tested positive, among them 5,236 persons are active, 101,959 persons have recovered and 1,676 persons have died. (KNO)

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