Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) With 654 new coronavirus cases, J&K’s tally breached the 31,000 mark on Friday, while 15 more patients succumbed to the infection, said the health department.
After the addition of 654 fresh cases — 114 in Jammu division and 540 in Kashmir division, the tally went up to 31,371.
So far 23,805 people have recovered in the Union Territory.
The death toll in J&K stands at 593.
The number of active cases is now 6,973 out of which 1,483 are in Jammu division and 5,490 in Kashmir division.