J&K Reports 3 More Deaths, 127 New Cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Thursday three more fatalities due to coronavirus, even as 127 fresh cases of Covid-19 were detected across the Union Territory in the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, two of the three victims were residents of Kashmir and one from Jammu division.

Of the fresh 127 cases of coronavirus, 106 were from the Jammu division and 21 from the Kashmir division, they said.

Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 47, followed by 44 in Udhampur district, the officials said.

Eight districts -- Budgam, Bandipora, Anantnag, Kulgam, Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi -- did not report any fresh cases. Ten other districts recorded fresh cases in single digits.

The number of active cases dropped to 2,396 in the union territory. So far, 1,17,877 patients have recovered, the officials said.

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