Jammu and Kashmir reported 415 new covid-19 cases while eight more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday.
They said 171 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 244 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count to 314731.
Regarding the fatalities, they said, four each were reported in Jammu division and Kashmir Valley respectively, taking the death toll 4304.
Two persons each died at GMC Jammu and Baramulla while one each succumbed at District Hospital Reasi, SKIMS Soura and DH Pulwama while one died at home (Jammu division).
Providing the district-wide details of the fresh cases, the officials told GNS that Srinagar reported 78 cases, Baramulla 10, Budgam 26, Pulwama 16, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 26, Bandipora 23, Ganderbal 22, Kulgam 19, Shopian 1, Jammu 21, Udhampur 19, Rajouri 12, Doda 17, Kathua 8, Samba 2, Kishtwar 8, Poonch 8, Ramban 12 and Reasi 63.
Moreover, they said, 745 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—166 from Jammu Division and 579 from Kashmir Division. So far 305135 people have recovered, leaving active cases at 5292–2109 in Jammu and 3183 in Kashmir.
There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today and as such cumulative number of confirmed cases remained 29 in J-K.
A number of fresh covid-19 cases were confirmed at diagnostic labouratories of CD hospital here and GMC Anantnag respectively.