J&K Reports 364 New Cases, 7 Deaths

A team of health workers returning after a daylong vaccination drive in remote Doodkulan village in south Kashmir’s Tral | KO file photo by Abid Bhat

Firdaus Ali

Srinagar: As many as 364 fresh cases of coronavirus were detected across Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday while seven more people succumbed to the infection across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

While Kashmir reported 215 new cases of Covid-19, the remaining 149 were confirmed by officials from the Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 315662.

Giving district-wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 67, Baramulla 32, Budgam 31, Pulwama 7, Kupwara 12, Anantnag 26, Bandipora 10, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 19, Shopian 3, Jammu 19, Udhampur 8, Rajouri 13, Doda 31, Kathua 3, Samba 2, Kishtwar 14, Poonch 8, Ramban 6 and Reasi 45 fresh cases of coronavirus.

Also, officials said 562 more patients have recovered in the last 24 hours—186 from Jammu division and 376 from Kashmir.

Regarding the fatalities, they said four of the victims were residents of Kashmir Valley and three from Jammu Division. With these deaths, the overall fatality count in J&K reached 4323 on Wednesday.

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