J&K Reports 5 Deaths, 1086 New Corona Cases

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Srinagar: With the growing number of tests, Coronavirus cases are showing an upwards trend in Jammu and Kashmir as 1086 more people tested Covid-19 positive on Wednesday, while the deadly infection also claimed five more lives during the last 24 hours.

In the second highest spike in this year, as many as 1086 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported from J&K­— 402 from Jammu division and 684 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall case tally to 141736, officials said.

Regarding the deaths, they said, three of the victims were from Jammu division and two from the Valley, taking the death toll to 2042—757 in Valley and 1285 in Jammu.

Providing district-wise break-up of the new cases, they said, Srinagar reported 388, Baramulla 107, Budgam 53, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 29, Bandipora 23, Ganderbal 19, Kulgam 19, Shopian 11, Jammu 199, Udhampur 37, Rajouri 12, Doda 1, Kathua 23, Samba 19, Poonch 19, Ramban 7 and Reasi 85 fresh cases of coronavirus.

The number of active cases has now reached 9,390 in the Union Territory, while 1,30,304 patients have recovered so far, they said.

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