Baramulla: A medical worker collects sample from a person for COVID-19 tests at a 'Booth type sampling Centre' set up in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla amid cornavirus pandemic, on Apr 7, 2020. (Photo: ANS). Image Source: IANS News

Jammu, April 9 : Twenty-four more people tested positive for Covid-19 in J&K on Thursday, taking the total number of positive cases in the Union Territory to 184.

"24 more positive in Kashmir. Total 184. 32 in Jammu, 152 in Kashmir. All are contacts. A result of aggressive testing," government spokesperson Rohit Kansal said.

All the 24 persons who tested positive on Thursday belong to the Kashmir division.

With this, the total number of Covid-19 patients in the UT has risen to 184, out of which 32 are from the Jammu division and 152 are from the Kashmir division.

Out of these, five persons have died while 10 have recovered completely.

Thus there are 169 active cases in J&K out of which 31 are in the Jammu division, and 138 are in the Kashmir division.

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