Mass testing of traders and businessmen in Srinagar city centre on Tuesday, Sep 8, 2020 (Photo: KM/Umar Ganie)

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded the highest single-day jump of 1617 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the J&K COVID-19 tally to 47542.

Official data shows that 894 cases were reported from Jammu Division and 723 from Kashmir. This is the seventh day in a row that J&K has reported over 1,000 covid-19 cases.

Here is the district-wise break-up of the fresh cases: Srinagar 260, Baramulla 85, Pulwama 37, Budgam 69, Anantnag 69, Bandipora 75, Kupwara 51, Kulgam 16, Shopian 23, Ganderbal 38, Jammu 583, Rajouri 71, Kathua 36, Udhampur 77, Samba 30, Ramban 18, Doda 31, Poonch 11, Reasi 28 and Kishtwar 9.

As many as 620 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 52 from Jammu Division and 568 from Kashmir Valley. 

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