J&K Clocks Eight New Covid Cases

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Srinagar- Eight more people tested positive for Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the number of people infected since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 479188.

All the new cases were reported from various parts of the Valley, while no new cases were detected in the Jammu region, officials said. They said Srinagar registered highest seven new cases of virus while a single case was detected in Baramulla district.

No other district in the Union Territory reported fresh cases of novel Coronavirus.

Also, the officials said that the death toll in the pandemic remained unchanged at 4785 in J&K—2352 in Jammu and 2433 in the Valley, as no fresh fatality was reported during the last 24 hours.

Besides, they said, fifteen Covid-19 patients recovered during the last 24 hours—one from Jammu division and 13 from Kashmir Valley. There are now 99 active cases— 40 in Jammu and 59 in Kashmir.

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