J&K Logs 102 Cases, One Corona Death

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

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Monday 102 fresh cases of novel coronavirus even as one more person succumbed to the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

While Kashmir Valley reported 82 new cases of Covid-19, the remaining 20 were detected from Jammu division, raising the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 320759.

Giving district-wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 47, Baramulla 13, Budgam 3, Pulwama 6, Kupwara 4, Anantnag 1, Bandipora 1, Ganderbal 3, Kulgam 3, Shopian 1, Jammu 4, Udhampur 3, Rajouri 7, Doda 3, Samba 1, Kishtwar 2 and Poonch 1 new case of coronavirus. No case of Covid-19 was reported from the three districts of Ramban, Reasi and Kathua.

Also, the officials said that one death was reported from Jammu division this taking the overall fatality count to 4375 in J&K.

Moreover, officials said, 189 more patients in last 24 hours have recovered—56 from Jammu Division and 133 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who have recovered in J&K to 315184.

With this, there are now 1200 active cases—446 in Jammu and 754 in Kashmir.

There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 35 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added. (With GNS inputs)

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