540 new cases take J&K’s Covid tally past 27K-mark

Srinagar, Aug 14 : Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 540 new Covid cases, taking the Union Territory’s coronavirus tally to 27,489, while 11 fresh casualties mounted the UT’s death toll to 520.

On a positive note, 640 persons recovered from the disease in the last 24 hours, taking the UT’s total number of recoveries to 19,942.

A statement issued by the Information and Public Relations department, of the 540 new cases detected on Friday, 119 were from Jammu division and 421 from Kashmir division.

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The number of active cases in the UT at present stands at 7,027, of which 1,615 are in Jammu division and 5,412 in Kashmir division.

Disclaimer: This story is auto-generated from IANS service.

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