J&K Reports 656 Cases, 9 Covid Deaths

A health team during door to door vaccination drive in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district | KO Photo By Abid Bhat

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 656 fresh COVID-19 cases that took its tally to 3,10,017 while nine more fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,226, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 190 were reported from the Jammu division and 466 from the Kashmir division, they said.

Srinagar district recorded the highest number of cases at 112, followed by 94 in Budgam.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir stands at 10,602 and 2,95,189 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.

There are 22 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) in the union territory with one fresh case reported since last evening, they said.

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