Jammu & Kashmir

JK reports highest-ever single-day spike of 4,650 COVID cases, 37 deaths in 24 hours

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 4,650 COVID cases, the highest-ever single-day count of infections so far ever since the pandemic started last year, while 37 more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.

They said 1,463 of these cases were reported from Jammu and 3,178 in Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 1,91,869.

Providing district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 1311 cases, Baramulla 352, Budgam 386, Pulwama 240, Kupwara 96, Anantnag 417, Bandipora 107, Ganderbal 31, Kulgam 162, Shopian 85, Jammu 598, Udhampur 220, Rajouri 205, Doda 81, Kathua 134, Samba 50, Kishtwar 15, Poonch 72, Ramban 49 and Reasi 39.

Regarding the fresh deaths, they said, 25 were reported in Jammu and 12 deaths in Kashmir, taking the total fatality count to 2,458. Also, 1878 patients –631 from Jammu and 1247 from Kashmir –recovered in the last 24 hours. There are 37302 active positive cases in the JK, they added.


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