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21 more test positive in J&K, Covid-19 tally surges to 270

Srinagar, April 13 (IANS) Twenty-five more people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Monday, taking the number positive cases in the of Union Territory to 270.

“25 new cases of Covid-19 reported in J&K. All from Kashmir. Total now at 270. Further details in daily bulletin being released shortly,” government spokesman Rohit Kansal tweeted.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 patients has shot up to 270 in J&K.

Out of these, eight have completely recovered while four died of the dreaded virus.

The number of active cases in J&K is now 258, out of which 44 are in the Jammu division and 214 are in the Kashmir division.

Meanwhile, two children who were admitted to a Srinagar hospital after they tested positive have completely recovered and have been discharged from the hospital on Monday.

The two were the first children to test positive for Covid-19 n J&K.

–IANS

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