J&K Logs 129 New Coronavirus Cases

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Srinagar: As many as 129 more people tested positive for Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday while no virus related fatality was reported from the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, 63 fresh cases of Covid-19 were reported from Kashmir Valley while 66 were detected from Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 323190.

Giving district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 21, Baramulla 8, Budgam 11, Pulwama 2, Kupwara 3, Anantnag 5, Ganderbal 5, Kulgam 8, Jammu 15, Udhampur 5, Rajouri 9, Doda 16, Kathua 1, Samba 1, Kishtwar 3, Poonch 1 and Reasi 15 new cases of Covid-19. No new case of virus was reported from Shopian, Bandipora and Ramban districts.

Also, officials said, 112 more patients have recovered, 60 from Jammu Division and 52 from Kashmir Valley.

Meanwhile, there was no death due to the virus, however. So far 4395 people have fallen victim to the pathogen in J&K—2156 in Jammu division and 2239 in Kashmir.

There were three fresh confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. Thus far 41 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.

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