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271 Fresh Covid-19 Cases Reported, Highest So Far This Year In J&K

One More Person Succumbed, Toll 1985

Srinagar, Mar 27: The worrying upward trend of the covid-19 cases continued as Jammu and Kashmir reported 271 fresh covid-19 infections, the highest so far this year, in the last 24 hours during which one more person died due to the virus. This is for the second time in two days that J&K reported more than 200 cases and for the last 12 days, more than 100 cases were added to the tally.

Among the 271 fresh cases, 75 cases were reported from Jammu Division and 196 from Kashmir valley, taking the overall tally to 129684.

Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 118 cases, Baramulla 42, Budgam 19, Pulwama 3, Kupwara 6, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 0, Kulgam 1, Shopian 2, Jammu 56, Udhampur 1, Rajouri 0, Doda 2, Kathua 7, Samba 3, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 2, Ramban 4 and Reasi 0.

Moreover, they said, 138 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—13 from Jammu Division and 125 from Kashmir Valley.

Meanwhile out of 129684 positive cases, they said, 1813 are active positive—474 in Jammu and 1339 in Kashmir. 129684 people have recovered and 1985 have died—732 in Jammu and 1253 in Kashmir. (GNS)


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