31st case of mucormycosis confirmed in UT
SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday witnessed 04 deaths due to Covid-19 while 262 fresh, positive cases were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 3,344.
With 04 more deaths, the death toll in the UT has reached 4,353 and 262 fresh, positive cases reported on Thursday has pushed the tally of positive cases to 318,023
Of the exact number of 318,023 cases, 197,480 are from Kashmir division and 120,543 from Jammu division. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that among 262 new cases, 142 belong to Kashmir division while as 120 are from Jammu division, adding that the total number of positive cases in Kashmir division have reached to 197,480 including 193,399 recoveries and 2,228 deaths while as total number of positive cases in Jammu division have reached to 120,543 including 116,927 recoveries and 2,125 deaths.
The officials said that the total number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir are 3,344 including 1,853 from Kashmir division and 1,491 from Jammu division. With 353 more recoveries, the tally of total recoveries in Jammu and Kashmir has reached 310,326 which is 97.58 percent of the total cases.
“Cases tested positive in J&K include 53 from Srinagar, 22 from Baramulla, 05 from Budgam, 08 from Pulwama, 11 from Kupwara, 14 from Anantnag, 07 from Bandipora, 11 from Ganderbal, 11 from Kulgam and 00 from Shopian in Kashmir division while as 120 from Jammu division include 25 from Jammu, 11 from Udhampur, 16 from Rajouri, 21 from Doda, 06 from Kathua, 03 from Samba, 03 from Kishtwar, 08 from Poonch, 10 from Ramban and 17 from Reasi,” officials disclosed
Meanwhile, authorities on Thursday said that one fresh case of Mucormycosis popularly known as black fungus was reported in the UT and the tally has reached 31. Out of 04 deaths reported today, 01 died in GMC Jammu, 02 in GMC Doda, one in SMHS Srinagar and 01 died in SKIMS Soura. (KNO)