Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday witnessed 65 deaths, highest since pandemic due to COVID while 4,352 fresh positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 50,701.
With 65 more deaths, the death toll in JK has reached to 2,847 and the active cases continue to increase and the recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 4,352 fresh positive cases reported on Tuesday pushed the tally of positive cases to 224,898. The big jumps in the positive cases and the mortality continue to come amid lockdown across J&K UT.
Of the exact number of 224,898 cases, 138,662 are from Kashmir division and 86,236 from Jammu division. Among 4,352 new cases, 2,622 belong to Kashmir division while as 1,708 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 138,662 including 104,406 recoveries and 1,596 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 86,236 including 66,944 recoveries and 1,251 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 50,701 including 32,660 from Kashmir division and 18,041 from Jammu division.
With 3,537 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 171,350 which is 76.19 percent of the total cases.
As per the daily information bulletin, 1,926,488 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 86,264 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 50,701 persons are in isolation.