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J&K records three Covid-19 deaths, 122 fresh cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 122 fresh cases of the coronavirus on Sunday, taking the infection tally to 3,22,550, while three new fatalities due to the disease raised the death toll to 4,389, officials said.

Seventy-nine of the fresh COVID-19 cases were from the Kashmir Valley and 43 from the Jammu division of the Union Territory, the officials said.

They said Srinagar district recorded a maximum of 29 new cases, followed by Budgam district where 15 such infections were registered.

Among the three COVID deaths, two were reported from Jammu division and one from Kashmir, they said.

Moreover, 129 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 82 from Kashmir and 47 from Jammu division during past 2 hours, officials said.

They also said so far 99.58 percent of population above the age of 45 years has been vaccinated across the Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile, the officials said the number of mucormycosis (black fungus) cases remained unchanged at 37 in the Union Territory as no fresh infection was reported.

According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), out of 3,22,550 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, current there are 1,400 positive cases across the UT, while 3,16,761 have recovered and 4,389 have died – 2,239 in Kashmir and 2,150 in Jammu division.

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