J&K Logs 100 New Covid Cases

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Srinagar: As many as 100 people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday while one Covid-19 related death was reported from the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

While 74 fresh cases of coronavirus were detected in Kashmir Valley, the remaining 26 were detected in the winter capital on Wednesday, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 323682, officials said.

Giving district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 24, Baramulla 5, Budgam 6, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 9, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 4, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 7, Shopian 1, Jammu 5, Udhampur 4, Rajouri 5, Doda 6, Samba 1, and Kishtwar 5 new cases of Covid-19. The four districts of Poonch, Ramban, Reasi and Kathua reported no new case of coronavirus.

Also, the officials said that 132 more Covid -19 patients have recovered—32 from Jammu division and 100 from the Valley.

The officials further said that one more person succumbed to virus in Jammu thus taking the overall fatality count in J&K to 4399—2160 in Jammu and 2240 in Kashmir.

One fresh confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) was reported today, they said. Thus far 42 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.

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