J&K Logs 727 Covid Cases, 2 Deaths

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Srinagar- The daily Coronavirus cases continue to show a spike in Jammu and Kashmir, as 727 more people on Friday tested positive for virus, while two more people succumbed to the infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to officials, Kashmir Valley reported 521 fresh cases of novel Coronavirus, the highest numbers in over five months, while 206 were detected from various districts of Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected since the onset of pandemic in J&K to 463359.

In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 246 new cases of infection, Baramulla 94, Kupwara 49, Budgam 42, Anantnag 35, Kulgam 21, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 12, Pulwama 8, and Shopian 1.

In the winter capital, they said, Jammu reported a maximum of 134 new cases of Coronavirus, Kishtwar 19, Samba 12, Rajouri 10, Doda 9, Udhampur 7, Poonch 6, Kathua 5, Ramban 3 and Reasi 1.

Also, the officials said that the two more deaths were reported from Kashmir Valley and Jammu division, raising the death toll in the pandemic to 4768 in J&K- 2339 in Jammu division and 2429 from The Valley.

“Moreover, 572 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 346 from Jammu division and 226from Kashmir division,” the officials added.

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