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COVID: J&K records 118 fresh cases, 2 deaths

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 118 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Monday, which took the tally to 3,21,725, while two more deaths pushed the toll to 4,381, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 72 were from the Jammu division and 46 from the Kashmir division of the Union Territory, they said.

The officials said that Reasi district in the Jammu division recorded the highest number of 42 cases, followed by 18 in Srinagar district.

The two COVID deaths, one each from Kashmir and Jammu regions, were reported in the past 24 hours, the officials said.

They also said that so far 99.49 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.

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

According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), out of 3,21,725 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, currently there are 1254 active positive cases in J&K,  while 3,16,090 persons have recovered and 4,381 have died – 2,237 in Kashmir and 2,144 in Jammu division.

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