A total of 512 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday while 536 COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery, officials said.
The Information and Public Relations Department said that 186 new cases were reported in Jammu division and 326 in Kashmir division.
Of the 5,935 active cases at present, 1,615 are in Jammu division and 4,320 in Kashmir division.
So far, of the total 96,700 cases, 89,254 have recovered. The UT's COVID-19 death toll is 1,511, including nine fatalities on Wednesday.