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Biggest single day surge in J&K as 285 test Covid positive

Jammu, June 4 (IANS) In the biggest single day surge so far, 285 more tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory to 3,142.

A statement issued by the Information and Public Relations Department said that of the new cases, 63 were from Jammu division and 222 in the Kashmir division.

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Another patient succumbed on Thursday, taking the number of people killed by the dreaded virus in J&K to 35.

So far, 1,048 patients have completely recovered.

The number of active cases is now 2,059 out of whom 571 are in Jammu division and 1,488 are in Kashmir division.

–IANS

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