Srinagar: Coronavirus continues to show an upward trend in Jammu and Kashmir, as 177 more people tested positive for the deadly infection on Thursday while no fresh fatality was reported from the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.
According to the officials, Kashmir Valley reported on Thursday 141 new cases of coronavirus while the remaining 36 were detected from various parts of the Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in J&K to 333667.
In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar registered the highest 63 new cases, Baramulla 34, Budgam 17, Bandipora 9, Kupwara 8,Ganderbal 5, Pulwama and Anantnag 2 each and one new case of virus in Kulgam district. Shopian was the only district in the Valley with no new case of Covid-19.
In the winter capital, officials said, Reasi reported a maximum of 16 new cases, Jammu 6, Poonch 4, Doda and Kathua 3 each, Ramban 2 and one new case each in Udhampur and Samba. The twin districts of Rajouri and Kishtwar reported no new cases of coronavirus.
“Moreover, 96 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 18 from Jammu Division and 78 from Kashmir,” they said.
Also, officials said that the death toll due to Covid-19 in J&K remains 4448—2178 in Jammu and 2270 in Kashmir, as no fresh fatality was reported during the last 24 hours.
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