J&K records 991 new COVID-19 cases, no fresh death
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 991 new COVID-19 cases, which took the tally to 1,39,381, officials said.
There was no fresh fatality due to the coronavirus in the union territory in the past 24 hours and the toll stands at 2,034, they said
Out of the fresh cases, 499 were reported from the union territory’s Jammu division and 492 from the Kashmir division, the officials said, adding that the 991 cases included 383 travellers.
Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 303 cases, including 56 travellers, followed by 181 cases in Jammu and 160 cases, including 157 travellers, in Reasi, they said.
Baramulla recorded 53 new cases, Budgam 31, Pulwama 24, Kupwara 22, Anantnag 25, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 12, Kulgam 10, Shopian 3, Udhampur 160, Rajouri 1, Kathua 55, Samba 4, Poonch 8, and Ramban one.
Officials also said that 418 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—43 from Jammu Division and 375 from Kashmir Valley.
The number of active cases in Jammu and Kashmir is 7,908, while 1,29,439 patients have recovered from the infection so far, the officials said.