Jammu/UNI: Jammu and Kashmir Government on Friday informed that 490 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (143 from Jammu division and 347 from Kashmir division), have been reported thus taking the total number of positive cases to 20359.
Also, 12 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; two from Jammu division and 10 from Kashmir Division.
Moreover, 375 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 78 from Jammu Division and 297 from Kashmir Division.
According to the daily bulletin on novel Coronavirus, out of 20,359 positive cases, 7765 are active ones, 12,217 have recovered and 377 have died; 28 in Jammu division and 349 in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 637515 test results available, 617156 samples have been tested as negative till July 31.
Additionally, till date, 3,68,806 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for observation which included 46478 persons in-home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 6 in hospital quarantine, 7,765 in hospital isolation and 40,732 under home surveillance.
Besides, 273448 persons have completed their surveillance period.