J&K Sees 166 New Covid Cases

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 and Kashmir reported on Tuesday 166 more cases of novel coronavirus while no fresh fatality due to the deadly infection was reported from the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to officials, Kashmir Valley reported 148 new cases of Covid-19 while the remaining 18 cases were detected from Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 325419.

Srinagar, they said, recorded highest 74 new cases of coronavirus followed by Baramulla with 27 cases, Budgam 21, Bandipora 10, Pulwama 6, Kupwara 4 and Anantnag, Ganderbal and Kulgam 2 each fresh cases of virus. No new case of Covid-19 was reported from Shopian district.

In the winter capital, officials said, Ramban reported 6, Jammu 4, Doda 5, Reasi 3, Rajouri 2 and Poonch 1 new case of Covid-19. No fresh case of coronavirus was reported from four districts of Udhampur, Kathua, Samba and Kishtwar.

Moreover, the officials said, 99 more Covid-19 patients have recovered—36 from Jammu Division and 63 from the valley.

Also, no coronavirus related death was reported during the last 24 hours. So far 4407—2166 in Jammu and 2241 in Kashmir have succumbed as per official data.

Meanwhile, one fresh confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) was reported today, they said. So far 45 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.

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