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COVID19: 55 more test positive, J&K tally 934

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the highest one-day jump in COVID-19 patients on Tuesday as 55 persons tested positive, taking the total number of cases to 934.

42 new cases were reported from Kashmir division, while as 13 were reported from Jammu division.

Professor Farooq Jan, Medical Superintendent SKIMS 47 people tested positive at the tertiary care’s viral diagnostic lab in last 24 hours.

Among them, 27 are from Kulgam, 10 from Kupwara, 4 from Anantnag district and one from Shopian.

Dr Saleem Khan, nodal officer told GNS that at CD Hospital Srinagar’s Microbiology Lab , 826 samples were processed and seven among them –4 from Kokernag Anantnag, 2 from Reasi and one from Kathua—tested positive. One case was reported from Jammu, sources said. (GNS)