Jammu & Kashmir

JK reports 5 COVID deaths, 1,966 infections in last 24 hours

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Health care workers carry dead body of COVID victim. [FPK Photo/Qayoom Khan]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday reported 1,966 coronavirus cases, 271 more than the previous day’s tally, while five persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said.

They said 889 of the fresh cases were confirmed from Jammu and 1077 from Kashmir division, taking the overall tally to 3,50,167.

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

So far, 4,552 persons—2,213 in Jammu and 2,338 in Kashmir—have died due to the virus, they said.

Giving district-wise details of the fresh cases, the officials said that Srinagar reported 416, Baramulla 311, Budgam 159, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 26, Anantnag 39, Bandipora 53, Ganderbal 7, Kulgam 52, Shopian 2, Jammu 434, Udhampur 136, Rajouri 55, Doda 21, Kathua 49, Samba 36, Kishtwar 19, Poonch 26, Ramban 6 and Reasi 107.

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 61,967 doses of COVID vaccine were administered during the time in JK.


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