Srinagar- Coronavirus claimed the lives of nine more people in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday while 2751 others tested positive for the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24-hours.
According to the officials, Kashmir Valley reported 1646 fresh cases of novel Coronavirus while the remaining 1105 were detected in the various districts of Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic in J&K to 438176.
In Valley, the officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 440 new cases of virus, Kupwara 405, Kulgam 209, Budgam 177, Baramulla 136, Anantnag 108, Ganderbal 59, Pulwama 45, Shopian 37 and Bandipora 30.
In the winter capital, the officials said, Jammu registered a maximum of 561 new cases of Coronavirus, Ramban 149, Udhampur 96, Samba 86, Doda 74, Kathua 44, Reasi 32, Poonch 31, Rajouri 21 and Kishtwar 11.
Moreover, 6556 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 1691from Jammu Division and4865 from Kashmir Division.
According to officials, 5 more people in Kashmir Valley and four others in Jammu division died of Covid-19 related complications during the last 24 hours, taking the death toll in the pandemic to 4683 in J&K—2289 in Jammu and 2394 in Kashmir Valley.
The officials also said that no new cases of Mucormycosis were reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases remains 51 across J&K.
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