J&K Reports 60 Deaths, 3027 New Corona Cases

Funeral prayer of a Covid-19 victim being offered in Srinagar | KO File Photo By Abid Bhat

Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir reported slight dip in number of fresh covid-19 cases as 3027 persons were confirmed to have contracted the infection while 60 more people succumbed to the pestilence in the last 24 hours, officials said on Friday.

Of the fresh cases, 1,511 were from the Jammu division and 1,516 from the Kashmir division, taking the overall tally to 233763, they said.

Providing district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 379 cases, lowest in 20 days for the summer capital of J&K, Baramulla 124, Budgam 308, Pulwama 167, Kupwara 140, Anantnag 97, Bandipora 100, Ganderbal 98, Kulgam 72, Shopian 31, Jammu 534, Udhampur 221, Rajouri 138, Doda 40, Kathua 197, Samba 154, Kishtwar 48, Poonch 61, Ramban 52 and Reasi 66.

Regarding fresh fatalities, the officials said that 39 were reported from Jammu and 21 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count of those who succumbed to the virus so far to 2967—1332 in Jammu and 1635 in Kashmir.

Moreover, 3814 more COVID-19 patients also recovered in last 24 hours—1063 from Jammu Division and 2751 from Kashmir. So far, 1, 81,762 patients have recovered in, the officials said.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir dropped to 52,001 from 52,848 on Thursday. Out of total active cases, 18946 are in Jammu and 33902 in Kashmir.

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