823 new COVID-19 cases, 2 fatalities reported in J&K


JAMMU, Aug 5: Jammu and Kashmir registered 823 fresh COVID-9 cases on Friday, taking the infection tally in the union territory to 4,68,245, officials said here.
Two fresh deaths were also reported due to the Coronavirus, they said. While 190 cases were reported from Jammu division, 633 cases were reported from Kashmir valley, the officials said.
The death toll due to the virus rose to 4,776 as two fresh deaths were reported from the union territory, the officials said.
There are 5,133 active cases of the disease in the union territory, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,58,336, the officials said. The officials said there were 51 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus).
The Bulletin further said that out of 26196556 test results available, 468245 samples have tested positive and 25728311 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 13568 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date 6698908 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 139 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 5133 in isolation and 314 in home surveillance. Besides, 6688546 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases for today, the Bulletin informs that in Kashmir division, Srinagar reported 212 cases, Baramulla reported 159 cases, Budgam 83 cases, Pulwama reported 12 cases, Kupwara reported 41 cases, Anantnag reported 48 cases, Bandipora reported 37 cases, Ganderbal reported 09 cases, Kulgam reported 31 cases while as Shopian reported 01 fresh case today.
Similarly in Jammu division, Jammu reported 118 cases, Udhampur 03, Rajouri 08, Doda 11, Kathua 06, Samba 08, Kishtwar 17, Poonch 07, Ramban 12 and Reasi has reported no fresh case.

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