COVID: JK reports seven deaths, 4,959 infections in last 24 hours

A healthcare worker on duty to take samples for COVID. [FPK File Photo]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 4,959 COVID cases while seven persons died due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.

They said 1,394 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu and 3,565 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total tally to 4,19,731. The virus also claimed seven lives, one from Jammu division and 6 from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count to 4,642. So far, 2,265 died due to the virus in Jammu and 2,377 in the Valley.

Giving the district wise detail of the infections, the officials said that Srinagar reported 841 cases, Baramulla 784, Budgam 440, Pulwama 135, Kupwara 529, Anantnag 299, Bandipora 130, Ganderbal 87, Kulgam 295, Shopian 25, Jammu 703, Udhampur 31, Rajouri 68, Doda 162, Kathua 23, Samba 110, Kishtwar 165, Poonch 25, Ramban 99 and Reasi 8.

Besides, they said, 6,264 patients recovered during the time—3371 from Jammu and 2893 from Kashmir. So far, 368432 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 46657—11591 in Jammu and 35066 in Kashmir.


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