J&K Reports 144 More Covid Cases

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

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 144 fresh cases of novel coronavirus, while 126 others infected by virus, recovered in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to officials, 97 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in Kashmir Valley while the remaining 47 were detected in the winter capital during the last 24 hours, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 324095.

Giving district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 31, Baramulla 8, Budgam 3, Pulwama 2, Kupwara 9, Anantnag 19, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 7, Kulgam 6, Shopian 1, Jammu 13, Rajouri 6, Doda 13, Kishtwar 10 and Poonch 1 new case of Covid-19. Five districts of Udhampur , Kathua, Samba, Ramban  and Reasi reported no new case of coronavirus.

Also, the officials said that 126 more Covid-19 patients have recovered—43 from Jammu Division and 83 from the Valley.

Meanwhile, no coronavirus related death was reported from J&K on Saturday. So far 4401 people—2161 in Jammu and 2240 in Kashmir—have succumbed to the virus.

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