Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded 493 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the tally in J&K to 11,666, the officials said.
While 57 of the new cases were from Jammu region, 436 infected people were from the Valley.
There are 5,123 active cases in the union territory, while 6,337 patients have recovered from the infection.
The cases detected on Wednesday included 57 people who had returned to the union territory recently.
The officials said Srinagar district in central Kashmir recorded the highest number of cases 153 -- on Wednesday, followed by 72 in the Anantnag district in the south.
With Wednesday's fresh cases, the total number of infected people in Jammu and Kashmir has gone up to 11,666.
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