Jammu and Kashmir reported 5606 new positive cases while eight persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.
They said 1353 cases have been reported from Jammu Division and 4253 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 414772. Regarding the deaths, they said, four each were reported from Jammu division and Kashmir Valley respectively. So far 4635 people have died due to the virus 2264 in Jammu division and 2371 in Kashmir Valley.
On Tuesday J&K reported biggest ever daily spike of 6570 cases since the pandemic started in 2020.
On Saturday last, the J&K recorded previous highest daily case count of 6568.
Giving district wise details regarding the fresh infections, the officials said that Srinagar reported 1305 cases, Baramulla 440, Budgam 803, Pulwama 134, Kupwara 380, Anantnag 528, Bandipora 66, Ganderbal 297, Kulgam 265, Shopian 35, Jammu 678, Udhampur 129, Rajouri 78, Doda 84, Kathua 38, Samba 84, Kishtwar 10, Poonch 49, Ramban 181 and Reasi 22.
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