40 More Corona Deaths, 3037 New Cases in J&K

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Ajaz Ali

Srinagar: At least forty more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday while 3037 fresh cases of infection were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

Officials said that 21 more people died of coronavirus in Kashmir Valley on Wednesday while 19 others succumbed to the virus at various hospitals and healthcare facilities in the winter capital. With these deaths, the toll in J&K since the outbreak of pandemic last year reached 3702.

Regarding the fresh 3037 detected cases, the officials said that Jammu division reported 1089 while 1948 new cases were confirmed positive from Kashmir Valley thus taking the total number of cases to 278859.

Giving district wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 493, Baramulla 260, Budgam 197, Pulwama 145, Kupwara 153, Anantnag 212, Bandipora 89, Ganderbal 219, Kulgam 117, Shopian 63, Jammu 445, Udhampur 83, Rajouri 126, Doda 91, Kathua 82, Samba 46, Kishtwar 35, Poonch 66, Ramban 99 and Reasi 16 new cases of Covid-19.

Also, officials said, 4023 more patients have recovered—1770 from Jammu Division and 2253 from Kashmir. There are 43892 active positive case—17724 in Jammu and 26168 in Kashmir.

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