Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 182 fresh cases of novel coronavirus while one more succumbed to the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.
According to officials, one more person died of Covid-19 related complications in the Valley on Saturday taking the death toll in the pandemic to 4491 in J&K—2189 in Jammu and 2302 in Kashmir.
About the new cases of virus, officials said, 149 were reported from the Valley and remaining 33 from different districts of the Jammu division.
In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 66 cases new cases of coronavirus, Kupwara 26, Baramulla 20, Budgam 16, Bandipora 8, Ganderbal 6, Pulwama 5 and one new case each in Anantnag and Kulgam. For the second consecutive day, south Kashmir’s Shopian district reported no new cases of Covid-19.
In the winter capital, officials said, Jammu reported a maximum of 13 new cases of virus, Doda 6, Rajouri 3 and two cases each in Kishtwar, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi and one case in Kathua and Samba. Udhampur was the only district in Jammu division where no new cases were registered.
“Moreover, 204 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 37 from Jammu Division and 167 from Kashmir,” officials added.
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