Srinagar- Two more people in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday died of coronavirus while 134 fresh cases of infection were registered in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.
According to officials, two more people succumbed to the deadly infection in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, raising the death toll in pandemic to 4500 in J&K—2190 in Jammu and 2310 in Kashmir.
About the new cases, the officials said, 103 were reported from the Valley and the remaining 31 from different districts of Jammu division thus taking the total number of people infected by virus in the UT to 339124.
In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 44 new cases of coronavirus, Baramulla 26, Ganderbal 12, Kupwara 9, Budgam and Pulwama 4 each, Anantnag 2 and one new case each in Bandipora and Kulgam district. Shopian was the only district in the Valley where no new cases were detected on Tuesday.
In the winter capital, officials said, Jammu registered a maximum of 19 new cases, Doda and Poonch 4 each, Kathua 2 and one fresh case each in Udhampur and Rajouri. The four districts of Samba, Kishtwar, Ramban and Reasi reported no new cases of Covid-19.
“Moreover, 147 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 32 from Jammu Division and 115 from Kashmir,” the officials added.
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