J&K Reports 866 New Cases, 14 Deaths

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Firdaus Ali

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 866 more cases of novel coronavirus while 14 more people died of the infection at various healthcare facilities across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, Kashmir Valley reported 601 fresh cases of coronavirus while remaining 265 were detected across the Jammu division thus taking the total number of people infected in J&K since the outbreak of pandemic last year to 306638.

Giving district-wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 164 cases, Baramulla 66, Budgam 71, Pulwama 71, Kupwara 68, Anantnag 51, Bandipora 34, Ganderbal 31, Kulgam 37, Shopian 8, Jammu 34, Udhampur 18, Rajouri 32, Doda 45, Kathua 12, Samba 20, Kishtwar 5, Poonch 29, Ramban 50 and Reasi 20.

Moreover, they said, 2153 more patients have recovered—707 from Jammu Division and 1446 from Kashmir. So far 286180 people have recovered, leaving the number of active positive cases to 16284—6022 in Jammu and 10262 in Kashmir.

Regarding the 14 more fatalities, officials said that eight of the victims were residents of Jammu division and the remaining six from the Valley. With these deaths, the overall fatality count has reached 4174 in the Union Territory.

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