J&K Logs 1184 New Cases, 11 Corona Deaths

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Srinagar- A day after recording less than a thousand covid-19 cases after two months, Jammu and Kashmir reported 1184 fresh infections during last 24 hours, even as 11 more people succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said on Tuesday.

They said 421 of the fresh cases from were recorded from Jammu Division and 763 from Kashmir Valley, taking the J&K’s overall case tally to 302651.

Regarding the fatalities, the officials said that five were reported from Jammu Division and six from the Valley, taking the overall toll in J&K to 4101.

Giving district-wise details, they said that Srinagar reported 245 cases, Baramulla 109, Budgam 89, Pulwama 84, Kupwara 60, Anantnag 55, Bandipora 37, Ganderbal 29, Kulgam 42, Shopian 13, Jammu 75, Udhampur 27, Rajouri 40, Doda 74, Kathua 35, Samba 22, Kishtwar 12, Poonch 64, Ramban 37 and Reasi 35.

Moreover, they said, 2880 more COVID-19 patients have recovered, 996 from Jammu Division and 1884 from Kashmir, leaving the number of active positive cases to 21817 in J&K—8143 in Jammu division and 13674 in the Valley.

Also, one new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) has been reported today, bringing the cumulative cases to 17 in J&K.

Meanwhile, police on Tuesday claimed to have recovered over Rs 2 lakh fine from violators for breaching coronavirus related rules and guidelines.

In a statement issued to media here, a police spokesperson said that during the last 24 hours, police have realized a fine to the tune of Rs 2,05,400 from 1968 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines, rules and SOPs regarding Covid-19.

“The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines and rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere to SOPs and guidelines envisaged by the government to curb COVID-19 pandemic,” the spokesperson said.

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