A total of 455 people on Saturday tested Covid-19 positive in Jammu and Kashmir while 864 others were discharged from various hospitals after recovery, officials said.

A statement by the Information and Public Relations Department said that out of 455 who tested positive on Saturday, 161 are from Jammu division and 294 are from Kashmir division.

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So far, 94,785 have been infected with coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir out of which 86,888 have completely recovered.

Besides, 1,478 have been killed by the dreaded virus so far including 7 patients who succumbed on Saturday.

The number of active cases is 6,419 out of which 1,860 are from Jammu division while 4,559 are from Kashmir division.