J&K reports 1086 fresh COVID-19 infections, 5 deaths
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 1086 fresh covid-19 cases, the second-highest number of infections in a single day this year, while five more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, an official said on Wednesday.
Among the fresh cases, the officials told GNS that 402 cases were reported from Jammu Division and 684 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall case tally to 141736.
Regarding the deaths, they said, three were from Jammu Division and two from Kashmir Valley, taking the toll to 2042—757 in Valley and 1285 in Jammu.
Providing district-wise break-up of the cases, the official said, Srinagar reported 388 cases, Baramulla 107, Budgam 53, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 29, Bandipora 23, Ganderbal 19, Kulgam 19, Shopian 11, Jammu 199, Udhampur 37, Rajouri 12, Doda 1, Kathua 23, Samba 19, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 19, Ramban 7 and Reasi 85.
A number of these cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of SKIMS Soura, CD and GMC Anantnag.