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J&K reports 145 coronavirus cases, 1 death

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 145 fresh coronavirus cases and one death Sunday, taking the overall COVID-19 figures to 3,21,607 infections and 4,379 deaths, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 97 were reported from Kashmir and 48 were reported from the Jammu division of the union territory, they said.

They said Srinagar recorded the highest of 32 cases, followed by 25 in Baramulla district.

The number of active cases rose slightly to 1,211 in the union territory, while 3,16,017 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.

The death toll in the union territory due to the pandemic is now 4,379 as one fresh death was reported from Jammu division in past 24 hours.

The officials also said 109 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and have been discharged from various hospitals including 74 from Kashmir and 35 from Jammu division.

They said 99.48 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir so far.

Meanwhile, the officials said, the number of confirmed Mucormycosis (black fungus) cases in the union territory remained at 35 with no new cases reported since last evening.

According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), out of 3,21,607 positive cases recorded cumulatively thus far, currently there are 1,211 active positive cases across the UT,  while 3,16,017 persons have recovered and 4,379 have died – 2,236 in Kashmir and ; 2,143 in Jammu division.

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