610 more test corona positive in J&K, active cases now 8,704

Source :IANS
Author :IANS
Last Updated: Sat, Oct 17th, 2020, 18:51:03hrs

Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) In all, 610 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking its COVID-19 tally over 87,000 and active cases to 8,704.

The Information and Public Relations Department said 247 new cases were reported from Jammu division and 363 from Kashmir division.

The UT's total tally is 87,364, of which 77,288 have recovered. Six more fatalities took J&K's death toll to 1,372.

In all, 809 patients were discharged from different hospitals. Of the active cases in J&K, 3,538 are in Jammu division and 5,166 are in Kashmir division.