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7 deaths, 4959 positive cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir

96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch
96-year-old Badrinath flashing victory sign after undergoing successful treatment for covid-19 at Vijaypur in Samba district -The Dispatch

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported 4959 new covid-19 cases while seven persons died due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.

They said 1394 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 3565 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total tally to 419731. The virus also claimed seven lives, one from the Jammu division and 6 from the Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count to 4642. So far 2265 died due to the virus in Jammu and 2377 in the Valley.

Giving the district wise detail of the infections, the officials told 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.

A number of the fresh cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories associated with GMC Srinagar and include male (34) from Sgr, male (37) from Sgr, female (50) from Sgr, female (65) from Kupwara, male (80) from Shopian, female (61) from Natipora, male (48) from Tral, male (25) from Kupwara, male (25) from Bemina, female (33) from Sgr, female (75) from Pattan, male (24) from Bemina, female (65) from Zainakadal, male (38) from Nawabazar, female (29) from Batamaloo, female (18) from Batamaloo, female (25) from Hyderpora, male (33) from Safakadal, male (14) from Nishat, female (10) from Harwan nishat, male (30) from Peerbagh, male (48) from Harwan nishat, male (38) from Nawabazar, male (56) from Pulwama, female (40) from Lawaypora, male (60) from Shopian, male (53) from Wazirbagh, male (40) from Alochibagh, male (14) from Alochibagh, female (45) from Narbal, male (50) from Budgam, male (50) from Chadoora, female (42) from Pulwama, male (28) (NA) from Bemina, female (55) from Gojwara, male (70) from Chewa, female (17) from Rawalpora Sgr, female (15) from Rawalpora Sgr, female (65) from Rawalpora Sgr, female (45) from Rawalpora, male (52) from Rawalpora, male (30) from SMC mayor office, male (33) from SMC mayor office, male (48) from SMC mayor office, male (28) from SMC mayor office, male (38) from SMC mayor office, male (32) from Rajouri, female (59) from Bandipora, male (15) from Kargil, female (61) from Ganderbal, male (31) from Pulwama, female (28) from Lalbazar, male (45) from Elahibagh,female (56) from Lalbazar, female (28) from Saidkadal, male (16) from Nowshera, female (35) from Nowshera, female (58) from Kathi maidan, female (25) from Batamaloo, female (35) from Gojwara, female (27) from Nowshera, female (58) from Nowshera, male (40) from Alamgiri bazaar and female (20) from Nawakdal.

Besides, they said, 6264 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time—3371 from Jammu Division and 2893 from Kashmir. So far 368432 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 46657—11591 in Jammu and 35066 in Kashmir.

They said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said.

They also informed that 33677 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K. (GNS)

 

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