June 24, 2021 11:44 pm

J&K Logs 448 New Cases, 11 Deaths

A healthcare worker administers a jab of covid-19 vaccine to a man in Tosa Maidan meadow in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district | KO file photo by Abid Bhat

Firdaus Ali

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 448 fresh cases of coronavirus while 11 more people succumbed to the deadly infection across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

While 265 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from Kashmir Valley, the remaining 183 were detected in Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 313476, officials said Thursday.

Giving district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 95, Baramulla 32, Budgam 18, Pulwama 30, Kupwara 17, Anantnag 36, Bandipora 15, Ganderbal 14, Kulgam 6, Shopian 2, Jammu 22, Udhampur 13, Rajouri 19, Doda 23, Kathua 8, Samba 5, Kishtwar 23, Poonch 11, Ramban 12 and Reasi 47 new cases of coronavirus.

Moreover, officials said, 682 more patients have recovered in the last 24 hours—170 from Jammu Division and 512 from Kashmir. 302655 patients have recovered so far, leaving active cases at 6537—2510 in Jammu and 4027 in Kashmir.

Regarding deaths, the officials said that two each were reported from Jammu Division and Kashmir respectively, taking the fatality count to 4284.

One new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) has been reported today, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 27 in J&K.

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