J&K records 84 new Covid cases, Ladakh 6
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 84 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, raising its tally to 4,55,475, officials said.
No death due to the disease was reported in the past 24 hours, they said.
Of the fresh case, 64 cases were reported from the Jammu division and 20 from the Kashmir Valley, the officials said here.
A total of 4,757 death related to COVID-19 have been reported from the union territory so far.
There are 594 active cases, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,50,124, the officials said. Meanwhile, Ladakh has reported six fresh cases of COVID-19 in the last 24 hrs, pushing the overall infection tally to 28,519, officials said.
All positive cases were reported in Leh. So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, according to the officials. The total number of active cases in the union territory has been recorded at 143. Of the total 228 sample reports tested in Ladakh, 105 reports in Leh and 117 in Kargil were found to be negative, they said.
Meanwhile, 13 people were discharged from hospitals in Leh after recovering from the disease. With this, the total number of recoveries in the union territory has increased to 28,151, the officials said. As many as 187 passengers were screened at the Leh airport while 580 passengers, including the drivers and helpers of trucks, light motor vehicles were screened at Khaltse, and 310 at Upshi check post on highway, they added.