J&K Logs 123 New Cases, 2 Corona Deaths

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Srinagar- Jammu and Kashmir reported on Friday 123 fresh cases of novel coronavirus while two more people succumbed after contracting deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, Kashmir Valley reported 65 new cases of coronavirus while the remaining 58 were detected from various districts of Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected in J&K to 341290.

In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 35 new cases of virus, Baramulla 12, Budgam and Pulwama 5 each while four new cases each were reported from Kupwara and Ganderbal. The four districts of Anantnag, Bandipora, Kulgam and Shopian detected no new cases.

In the winter capital, officials said, Jammu reported a maximum of 29 new cases of virus, Doda 12, Reasi 7, Rajouri 6 and one new case each in Kathua, Samba, Kishtwar and Poonch. The twin districts of Udhampur and Ramban registered no new cases of Covid-19.

“Moreover, 78 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 17 from Jammu Division and 61 from Kashmir,” the official said.

Also, they said two more people, one each from Jammu and Kashmir divisions, succumbed to the virus during the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in the pandemic to 4528 in J&K—2199 in Jammu and 2329 in Kashmir.

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