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Coronavirus Pandemic | 4 New COVID-19 Cases In Kashmir, 3 In Jammu, Total Count In UT 45

"Four More Cases Have Been Detected In Kashmir, While Three New Cases Tested Positive In The Jammu Division," A Senior Official Said.

PTI | Updated on: 30 Mar 2020, 03:52:00 PM
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New Delhi:

Seven new coronavirus cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the total number of COVID-19 patients in the Union Territory to 45. "Four more cases have been detected in Kashmir, while three new cases tested positive in the Jammu division," a senior official said.

He said of the four persons who tested positive in Kashmir, two belonged to Shopian and the other two were residents of Srinagar district. "Contact-tracing of these persons has already commenced," the official added.

With this, Jammu and Kashmir now has 45 coronavirus cases. Of these, two patients have died while two others have recovered, leaving 41 active cases.

Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit has donated Rs one crore each to the Prime Minister's Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund and Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund of Tamil Nadu, the Raj Bhavan said on Monday.

The donation made from the Governor's Discretionary Grant has been done to assist the Centre and state in their fight to tackle the spread of Coronavirus, the release said.

"As a part of shouldering the responsibility along with the Government of India and the Government of Tamil Nadu at this critical situation," the Governor has donated Rs.1 crore each, it added. In addition to this, Purohit has donated his one month's salary to the PM-CARES Fund, it said, recalling he had made a similar contribution to Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund also.

He has also appealed to the people of Tamil Nadu to contribute generously to the PM-CARES Fund and CMPRF, it added.

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First Published : 30 Mar 2020, 03:52:00 PM

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