COVID: JK reports 706 infections, 4 deaths in last 24 hours

COVID testing equipment on table in a healthacre facility in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 706 fresh covid-19 cases while four persons succumbed to the virus in last 24 hours, officials said on Monday.

345 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu and 361 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 3,45,358.

There were four deaths, three from Jammu division and one from Kashmir Valley, due to the virus during the last 24 hours, they said.

So far, 4,544 persons—2,209 in Jammu and 2,335 in Kashmir—have died due to the virus, they said.

Giving district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 172 cases, Baramulla 64, Budgam 45, Pulwama 14, Kupwara 18, Anantnag 14, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 19, Shopian 0, Jammu 233, Udhampur 18, Rajouri 4, Doda 4, Kathua 18, Samba 8, Kishtwar 12, Poonch 16, Ramban 1 and Reasi 26.

In last 24 hours, they said, 209 patients—91 from Jammu and 118 from Kashmir recovered.

They said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far, 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in JK, the officials said. They also informed that 92,518 doses of COVID vaccine were administered during the time in JK.


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