SRINAGAR : The Government on Saturday reported 1698 new positive cases of deadly virus (COVID-19), 838 from Jammu division and 860 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 52410.
Also 10 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 06 from Jammu division and 04 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 596 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 219 from Jammu Division and 377 from Kashmir Division.
According to government issued handout on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 52410 positive cases, 16261 are Active Positive, 35285 have recovered and 864 have died; 143 in Jammu division and 721 in Kashmir division.
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The handout further said that out of 1203799 test results available, 1151389 samples have been tested as negative till September 11, 2020.
Till date 515897 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 42414 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 16261 in isolation and 53090 under home surveillance. Besides, 403268 persons have completed their surveillance period.
According to the handout, of the total 52410 positive cases in J&K 7591 have been reported as travelers while 44819 as others.
The Bulletin said that the breakup represents districts from which the patients have been traced or are ordinarily residing.