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COVID19: 24 of 25 new cases reported from Kashmir, J&K tally 726

Srinagar: Security person scans his colleague for signs of fever in wake of spreading of coronavirus while stands guard outside Civil Secretariat during annual Darbar-move as it opens partially in wake of spreading of coronavirus, after a gap of six months, in Srinagar on Monday, May 04, 2020. PTI Photo by Umar Ganie

Jammu: Twenty five new cases of COVID-19 were reported from J&K on Monday

Of the fresh ones, 24 were reported from Kashmir including 12 from Baramulla, three from Srinagar, four from Budgam, and two each from Bandipora and Shopian, besides a single case from Pulwama district.


The number of total cases has reached 726 , 415 of which are Active Positive, 303 have recovered and eight have died.

Moreover, 16 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals from Kashmir Division.

The government has so far conducted 28199 test results available, 27473 samples have tested as negative till May 04.

Furthermore, till date 77656 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 11850 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 182 in Hospital Quarantine, 415 in hospital isolation and 7232 under home surveillance. Besides, 57969 persons have completed their surveillance period.

Besides, the government has imposed restrictions on the movement of individuals in all areas between 7 pm and 7 am.

“No movement without passes, medical emergencies exempted, prohibition on all Inter-state, Inter-district and intra-district buses for public transport and private vehicles,” read a government advisory.