One dies, 37 test +ve in Jammu; 102 in Kashmir

A Health worker collects nasal swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in Jammu on Thursday. (UNI)
A Health worker collects nasal swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in Jammu on Thursday. (UNI)

*15 new cases in Ladakh

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU/SRINAGAR/ LEH, Dec 30: One fully vaccinated person died of COVID-19 and 37 tested positive in Jammu region today while Kashmir reported 102 cases and the Union Territory of Ladakh 15.
An 88-year-old fully vaccinated man hailing from village Kulshari in Bhaderwah tehsil of Doda district died of COVID-19 in the Government Medical College (GMC) Doda today.
The casualty has taken Corona toll in Jammu region to 1156 and Doda district to 137.
Death toll in other districts include Rajouri 239, Kathua 153, Udhampur 139, Samba 120, Poonch 100, Ramban 67, Kishtwar 44 and Reasi 43.
Among 37 cases in Jammu division, 16 were registered in Jammu district, eight in Poonch, four Udhampur, three each in Reasi and Kathua, two Doda and one in Samba district.
Rajouri, Kishtwar and Ramban districts didn’t report any cases today.
All three fresh COVID positive cases in Reasi were pilgrims of Mata Vaishno Devi Ji who tested positive for the virus on their arrival at Katra Railway Station.
As against 37 new cases, 19 persons recovered from the virus.
Jammu region now has 1,26,182 Corona cases. Among them, 1,23,602 have recovered from the virus while there have been 2198 casualties and 382 active positive cases.
Out of 15 fresh cases in the Union Territory of Ladakh, 12 were reported from Leh district and three in Kargil.
Ladakh now has 197 active positive cases including 148 in Leh and 49 in Kargil.
Corona count in Ladakh stood at 22155. Among them, 21739 have recovered while there were 219 fatalities—161 in Leh and 58 in Kargil.
Meanwhile, Kashmir today reported 102 fresh cases of COVID-19.
Those who tested positive include 51 from Srinagar, 15 from Baramulla, 13 from Budgam, 7 from Pulwama, 3 from Kupwara, 1 from Anantnag, 2 from Bandipora, 4 from Ganderbal and 6 from Kulgam
The number of cases in Kashmir division has reached 214,985 including 211,745 recoveries and 2,328 deaths.
The number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 1,294 including 912 from Kashmir division.
With 120 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 335,347, which is 98.30 percent of the total cases.