COVID: JK reports 166 infections, 1 death in 24 hours

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 166 COVID cases even as one person succumbed to the virus during 24 hours, officials said on Saturday.

29 of the cases were reported from Jammu and 137 from Kashmir, taking the overall case tally to 3,24,979.

There was one death reported, from Jammu division, due to the pathogen, thus the fatality count rose to 4,406-  2165 in Jammu and 2241 in Kashmir- they said.

Providing the district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 77 cases, Baramulla 10, Budgam 16, Pulwama 9, Kupwara 6, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 8, Kulgam 4, Shopian 0, Jammu 2, Udhampur 0, Rajouri 3, Doda 14, Kathua 1, Samba 2, Kishtwar 6, Poonch 0, Ramban 0 and Reasi 1.

A number of cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories at CD hospital and GMC Anantnag.

Moreover, the officials said that 103 more COVID patients have recovered—36 from Jammu and 67 from the valley.

So far, 3,19,362 people have recovered, leaving active cases at 1211— 337 in Jammu and 874 in Kashmir.

Meanwhile, no fresh confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) was reported today, they said. So far, 44 black fungus cases have been confirmed in JK, the officials added.


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