Rapid growth of COVID-19 in IOK, 105 new cases reported during past 24 hours


Altaf Hamid Rao
MIRPUR (AJK): In occupied Jammu & Kashmir, rapid growth of COVID-19 was reported in the held state after 105 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus registered during last 24 hours, says a report reaching here Sunday night from across the line of control

“The fresh cases tested positive on Sunday include15 from occupied Jammu division and 90 from occupied Kashmir division, taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 2446”, the report said.

The report quoted the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19) issued late Sunday, out of 2446 positive cases, 1491 are Active Positive, 927 have recovered and 28 have died; 03 in Jammu division and 25 in Kashmir division.

The report revealed that out of 171045 test results available, 168599 samples have been tested as negative till May 31, 2020.

“Additionally, till date 172844 travelers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 38572 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 45 in Hospital Quarantine, 1491 in hospital isolation and 46419 under home surveillance. Besides, 86289 persons have completed their surveillance period”, the report added.