70 armed forces personnel among 1,492 COVID cases reported in 24 hours in JK, toll reaches 62,533

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1,492 fresh COVID cases including 70 armed forces personnel, 35 travellers and five minors in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 62,533.

Among them, 831 cases were from Jammu division and 661 from Kashmir valley, the official said.

Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported 192, Budgam 68, Baramulla 32,  Pulwama 71, Anantnag 52, Bandipora 37, Kupwara 99, Ganderbal 93, Kulgam 12, Shopian 5, Jammu 261, Rajouri        57, Udhampur 19, Kathua 54, Doda 185, Samba 62, Poonch 87, Ramban 43, Reasi 25 and Kishtwar 38.

Moreover, 960 more COVID patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 322 from Jammu division and 638 from Kashmir.

According to the daily bulletin, out of 62533 positive cases, 21281 are Active Positive, 40265 have recovered and 987 have died; 223 in Jammu division and 764 in Kashmir division.

The bulletin further said that out of 1369702 test results available, 1307169 samples have been tested as negative till September 19, 2020.

Till date, 54,21,23 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 29078 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 21281 in isolation and 66076 under home surveillance. Besides, 424701 persons have completed their surveillance period.


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