Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 666 new positive cases of deadly virus (COVID-19), thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 32647.
Moreover, 434 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 109 from Jammu Division and 325 from Kashmir Division.
According to the government issued handout on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 32647 positive cases, 7198 are Active Positive, 24832 have recovered and 617 have died; 47 in Jammu division and 570 in Kashmir division.
The handout further said that out of 868594 test results available, 835947 samples have been tested as negative till August 23, 2020.
Additionally, till date 432406 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 42950 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 7198 in isolation and 42280 under home surveillance. Besides, 339361 persons have completed their surveillance period.
The handout said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.