3349 test +ve for Corona in Kashmir, 3 die

Fayaz Bukhari

Srinagar, Jan 24: Kashmir today reported 3,349 fresh cases of COVID-19 taking the active cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 402,596 while three infected persons died here taking the death toll in J&K to 4,613.
Those who died are Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, 80, from Pulwama who was admitted at District Hospital Pulwama and was suffering from diabetics; Farzi Dar, 75, of Tral who was suffering from COVID pneumonia and was admitted at SDH Tral and Ghulam Mohammad, 75, from Pattan who was also suffering from COVID pneumonia and was under treatment at GMC Baramulla.
Those who tested positive include 963 from Srinagar, 514 from Baramulla, 574 from Budgam, 188 from Pulwama, 267 from Kupwara, 229 from Anantnag, 252 from Bandipora, 51 from Ganderbal, 276 from Kulgam and 35 Shopian.
As per officials figures, 92,393 positive cases including 890 deaths and 79,876 recoveries are from Srinagar, 33,391 including 294 deaths and 27,077 recoveries are from Baramulla, 30,320 including 26,510 recoveries and 225 deaths are from Budgam, 17,283 including 15,899 recoveries and 198 deaths are from Pulwama, 17,277 including 171 deaths and 15,730 recoveries are from Kupwara, 19,620 including 16,872 recoveries and 212 deaths are from Anantnag, 12,439 cases including 10,637 and 111 deaths are from Bandipora, 12,416 including 11,069 recoveries and 82 deaths are from Ganderbal, 13,541 including 11,914 recoveries and 118 deaths are from Kulgam and 5,918 including 5,587 recoveries and 59 deaths are from Shopian.
The number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 254,598 including 221,171 recoveries and 2,360 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached 147,998 including 132,203 recoveries and 2,253 deaths.
The number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 44,609 including 31,067 from Kashmir division.
With 3,643 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 353,373 which is 87.77 percent of the total cases.