Srinagar: Spike in coronavirus cases continued in Jammu and Kashmir with 531 infections reported in the last 24 hours even as there was no death due to the virus during the time, officials said on Friday.
288 cases were reported from Jammu division and 243 from Kashmir , taking the overall tally to 4,58,987, they said.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 162 cases, Jammu 152, Kathua 55, Baramulla 30, Udhampur 21, Ganderbal 18, Poonch 16, Kishtwar 15, Budgam 12, Pulwama 10, Rajouri 10, Samba nine, Doda nine, Kupwara four, Kulgam two, Anantnag two and Reasi one.
Among the total cases, 1,69,286 are from Jammu division and 2,89,701 from Kashmir, they said.
There was no death in Jammu region due to the pathogen in the last 24 hours, they said. So far, 4,761 people have succumbed to the virus—2,336 in Jammu and 2,425 in Kashmir.
Besides, they said, 197 COVD patients recovered during the last 24 hours—115 from Jammu division and 82 from Kashmir Valley. There are now 2,411 active case— 1,349 in Jammu and 1,062 in Kashmir.