Jammu & Kashmir

COVID: JK reports 540 cases, 2 deaths in last 24 hours

A healthcare worker designated for COVID testing outside hospital [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir, in the last 24 hours, reported 540 infections and two persons succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said on Friday.

They said 312 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu and 228 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall infection tally to 4,49,873. On January 7,542 persons had tested positive for the pathogen in JK.

Regarding the fatalities, the officials said that both of them were reported from Kashmir Valley. So far, 4741 persons have succumbed to the virus—2320 in Jammu and 2421 in Kashmir.

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