J&K records 88 new Covid cases, 6 deaths
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 88 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the cumulative tally to 3,20,112 while six new deaths pushed the death toll to 4,371, officials said.
Out of the fresh cases, 53 were from Kashmir and 35 were from the Jammu division of the union territory, they said.
The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 16 cases, followed by 11 cases in Jammu district.
While five districts had no fresh cases, 12 other districts had new cases in single digits.
The death toll in the union territory due to the Covid pandemic rose to 4,371 as six fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours – five from Jammu division and one from Kashmir.
Moreover, 221 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 128 from Kashmir and 93 from Jammu division in past 24 hours, they said adding so far 99.22 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.
Meanwhile, the officials said there were 35 confirmed cases of mucormycosis or black fungus in the union territory as one fresh case was reported since last evening.
According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 3,20,112 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, currently there are 1,634 are positive cases across J&K, while 3,14,107 have recovered so far and 4,371 have died – 2,234 in Kashmir and 2,137 in Jammu division.