27 fresh cases take J&K’s COVID-19 tally to 666

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SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 27 fresh cases of novel coronavirus in last 24 hours, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir to 666.

Official sources said that 15 persons including eight members of a family of a deceased elderly woman from Rainawari area tested positive in Srinagar. The other seven in Srinagar include 5 from Batpora (Abikarpora) area of Rainawari and one each from Narwara Eidgah and a nursing orderly from LD hospital who had been already under quarantine.

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With these cases, Srinagar’s COVID-19 tally jumped to 106, second-highest in J&K after Bandipora which has 128 cases. It is pertinent to mention that 69 persons in Srinagar and 35 persons in Bandipora have recovered while three persons have died in these two districts.

Reports said Anantnag reported four cases, Shopian and Baramulla districts reported three cases each.

Samba in the Jammu division reported two fresh cases, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in the district to six even as four of them have recovered already.

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