J&K Logs 125 New Covid Cases, One Death

A health team during door to door vaccination drive in Khag area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district | KO File Photo By Abid Bhat

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir reported on Tuesday 125 fresh cases of novel coronavirus while one more person succumbed to the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

Officials said that 104 new cases of coronavirus surfaced in Kashmir Valley and 21 remaining from Jammu division thus taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 324420.

Giving district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 50, Baramulla 7, Budgam 13, Pulwama 10, Kupwara 2, Bandipora 12, Ganderbal 8, Kulgam 1, Shopian 1, Jammu 8, Udhampur 3, Rajouri 3, Doda 3, Kathua 1, Kishtwar 2, and Ramban 1 new case of Covid-19. No fresh case of virus was reported from Anantnag, Samba, Poonch and Reasi districts of the Union Territory.

Also, the officials said that 123 more Covid -19 patients have recovered in the Union territory—41 from Jammu Division and 82 from the Valley.

The officials further added that one more person from Kashmir Valley died of coronavirus related complications, taking the death toll to 4404 in J&K—2163 in Jammu and 2241 in Kashmir.

Meanwhile, one fresh confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) was reported today, they said. So far 44 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.

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