J&K Sees More Covid Recoveries, Less Cases

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Firdaus Ali

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir witnesses recovery of nearly 200 coronavirus infected people, while 108 fresh covid-19 cases of virus and one fatality were reported across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to officials, 196 more coronavirus infected patients have recovered from Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours, leaving the number of active cases at 1311—566 in Jammu and 745 in Kashmir. During the same time, they said, Kashmir reported 65 new cases of Covid-19 while 43 cases were detected from Jammu division.

Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 20, Baramulla 17, Budgam 2, Pulwama 1, Kupwara 2, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 6, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 4, Shopian 1, Jammu 11, Udhampur 6, Rajouri 4, Doda 9, Samba 2, Kishtwar 6, Poonch 3, and Reasi 2 new cases of novel coronavirus. No fresh case of Covid-19 was detected from Ramban and Kathua districts.

Also, officials said, the deadly infection claimed life of another person in Jammu thus taking the total number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic to 4390—2151 in Jammu division and 2239 in Kashmir.

There was no confirmed case of black fungus reported today. So far 37 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added. (With GNS inputs)

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