June 2020 News
J-K Records Biggest Single-day Spike Of 285 COVID-19 Cases; Tally Crosses 3,000-mark4 June 2020
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded the biggest single-day spike of 285 positive COVID-19 cases, as the number of infected persons crossed the 3000-mark, officials said. '285 new positive cases of coronavirus were detected in the union territory on Thursday,' they said. The officials said this is the biggest single-day spike of the positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir so far. While 63 of these cases are from the Jammu region, 222 are from Kashmir, they said. The officials said the total number of cases in Jammu and Kashmir has now reached 3,142. 'Of these, 2,407 are in Kashmir and 735 in the Jammu region,' they added. There are now 2,059 active cases in the union territory - 1,488 in Kashmir and 571 in Jammu. A total of 1,048 patients have recovered, the officials said. The union territory has witnessed 35 COVID-19 related deaths so far.