Srinagar: Three more people succumbed to coronavirus in Kashmir Valley on Saturday, while 149 fresh cases of virus were reported from the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.
According to the officials, three more people in the Valley died of Covid-19 related complications on Saturday, taking the death toll since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 4473—2185 in Jammu and 2288 in Kashmir.
Of the new coronavirus cases detected, the officials said, 119 were reported from the Kashmir Valley and the remaining 30 from different districts of Jammu division.
In the Valley, the officials said, Srinagar reported a highest 42 new cases of virus, Baramulla 23, Budgam 19, Kupwara 13, Ganderbal 8, Bandipora 7, Pulwama 4, Anantnag 2 and Kulgam one. Shopian was the only district in the Valley where no fresh case of Covid-19 was detected.
In the winter capital, officials said, nine coronavirus cases each were reported from Jammu and Reasi, Rajouri 5, Kishtwar and Doda 3 each and Udhampur one new case of the virus. No new cases were detected in Kathua, Samba, Poonch and Ramban districts.
“Moreover, 141 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 14from Jammu Division and 127 from Kashmir Division,” the officials added.
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