J&K Reports 55 Deaths, 4356 New Corona Cases

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Srinagar– Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 4,356 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the tally to 2,33,763, while 55 deaths in the past 24 hours pushed the toll to 2,967, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 1,771 were from the Jammu Division and 2,585 from the Kashmir Division of the union territory, they said.

Regarding the fresh fatalities, they said, 35 were reported from Jammu division and 20 from Kashmir valley, taking the death toll to 2967.

Providing district wise details of the cases, the officials said that Srinagar reported 872 cases, Baramulla 228, Budgam 288, Pulwama 262, Kupwara 186, Anantnag 304, Bandipora 118, Ganderbal 92, Kulgam 165, Shopian 70, Jammu 624, Udhampur 282, Rajouri 227, Doda 82, Kathua 157, Samba 107, Kishtwar 80, Poonch 94, Ramban 43 and Reasi 75.

Moreover, they said, 2995 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—1228 from Jammu Division and 1767 from Kashmir.

The number of active cases has reached 52,848 in J&K, while 1,77,948 patients have recovered so far, they said.

Meanwhile, police has arrested 92 persons and lodged 41 FIRs, besides realising fine to the tune of Rs 76,090 from 460 people for violating the COVID guidelines on Kashmir valley, a police spokesman said.

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