J&K Reports 80 Recoveries, 72 New Cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 80 recoveries of coronavirus infected people, while 72 fresh cases of virus were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to officials, 80 more coronavirus infected patients have recovered in the Union Territory—4 from Jammu and 76 from the Valley during the last 24 hours. During the same time, they said, J&K reported 72 new cases of virus—9 from Jammu and the remaining 63 from the Valley, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 331566.

In the Valley, officials said Srinagar reported 34, Baramulla 13, Budgam and Kupwara 6 each, Ganderbal 2, and one case each of coronavirus in Anantnag and Bandipora districts. No cases were reported from south Kashmir’s Pulwama, Shopian and Kulgam districts.

In the winter capital, officials said, Jammu reported 4, Doda 3 and Poonch two new cases of Covid-19. No new cases were reported from the seven districts of Udhampur, Rajouri, Kathua, Samba, Kishtwar, Ramban and Reasi.

Meanwhile, the death toll due to coronavirus remained 4429 in J&K —2175 in Jammu and 2254 in Kashmir, as no fatality was reported on Saturday.

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