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J&K records 166 fresh COVID-19 cases, no deaths

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 166 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, which took the infection tally to 3,20,657, while no death occurred in the last 24 hours, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 132 were from Kashmir and 34 were from the Jammu division of the union territory, they said.

The officials said Srinagar recorded the highest 66 cases, followed by 18 in Baramulla district.

The number of active cases dropped to 1,288 in the union territory, while 3,14,995 patients have recovered so far, they said.

The death toll in the union territory due to the pandemic stands at 4,374 — 2236 in Kashmir and 2138 in Jammu division -– and no fresh death was reported in the past 24 hours, the officials said.

Moreover, 197 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged from various hospitals including 118 from Kashmir and 79 from Jammu division while as 99.32 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir so far.

Meanwhile, they said, there were 35 confirmed cases of Mucormycosis (black fungus) in the union territory as no fresh case was reported since last evening.

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