Covid-19 Tally Rises To 1121 As 138 Test Positive in Last 2 days

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Srinagar: The number of novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday crossed 1100 mark as there was highest single-day spike in covid-19 cases. While 73 cases were reported today, 138 were reported in last two days alone and include twelve pregnant women.
While overall tally has risen to 1121—989 are in Kashmir and 132 in Jammu. The total number of active positive cases stands at 567—70 in Jammu and 497—as 542 people have recovered including 60 in Jammu and 482 in Valley while 12 persons have died.
Nodal Officer for Coronavirus Control at SKIMS, Dr G H Yatoo, said that 27 samples tested positive for the disease at viral diagnostic lab of the tertiary care hospital.
Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS, said that 10 among them are from Jammu (all travelers), 12 from Kupwara, 3 from Anantnag and one each from Baramulla and Budgam.
Dr Salim, concerned nodal officer, said that 17 persons tested positive at CD hospital’s Covid-19 laboratory and include 14 from Annatnag—12 pregnant women and one traveler from New Delhi—while three are from Kulgam. The other cases were reported from private laboratory and GMC Jammu.
On Friday, J&K recorded highest single day spike in cases as 65 people tested positive for the dreaded disease. 35 of them were confirmed at army’s command hospital in Udhampur and included travels from Kulgam (25) and Ramban (10).

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