Corona Cases Fall Below 100 Mark in J&K

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Srinagar- The daily Coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir dropped below hundred mark on Thursday as 75 more people tested positive for virus, while no fresh fatality was reported in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

Officials said that 52 cases of novel Coronavirus were reported from Jammu division while Kashmir Valley registered 23 new cases, taking the number of people infected since the onset of pandemic in J&K to 452722.

In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported a maximum of 12 new cases of Coronavirus, Kulgam 5, Baramulla 3, Budgam 2 and Kupwara 1. No fresh cases of infection were detected in the five other districts of Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, Bandipora and Ganderbal.

In the winter capital, officials said, Doda district registered the highest 22 fresh cases of virus, Jammu 18, Kathua 5, Udhampur 4, Ramban 2 and Poonch 1. The four districts of Rajouri, Samba, Kishtwar and Reasi recorded no new cases of Covid-19.

Also, the officials said that the death toll due to pandemic remained 4748 in J&K—2325 in Jammu and 2423 in Kashmir, as no fresh fatality was reported in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

“Moreover, 353 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 169 from Jammu Division and 184 from Kashmir Division,” they said.

The officials further 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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