J&K Logs 127 New Cases, 2 Covid Deaths

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Wednesday 127 fresh cases of novel coronavirus while two more persons succumbed to the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, 73 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from Kashmir Valley and the remaining 54 from Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 330118.

In the Valley, officials said Srinagar reported the highest 44 cases of coronavirus followed by Baramulla with 8 Budgam 7, Anantnag and Ganderbal 5 each, Pulwama 3 and Kupwara 1new case of Covid-19. The three districts of Bandipora, Kulgam and Shopian reported no new cases of virus.

Similarly in the winter capital, the officials said, Poonch reported 38, Jammu 6, Rajouri 5, Reasi 4 and Kathua 1 new case of coronavirus. No fresh case was reported from Udhampur, Doda, Samba, Kishtwar and Ramban districts.

Also, the officials said, 134 more patients have recovered—22 from Jammu Division and 112 from Kashmir.

Meanwhile, two more people succumbed to the virus in the Valley on Wednesday, officials said. So far 4426—2174 in Jammu and 2252 in Kashmir—have died due to the infection.

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