J&K logs 96 fresh COVID-19 cases, no death
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir’s COVID-19 caseload increased to 3,25,714 on Friday as 96 more people tested positive for the disease, officials said.
No fresh fatality was reported in the union territory. The death toll stands at 4,409, they said.
Of the fresh cases, 70 were reported from the Kashmir and 26 from the Jammu division, the officials said.
Budgam district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 27, followed by 23 in Srinagar district.
Moreover, 36 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 33 from Jammu and three from Kashmir, they said.
There are 45 mucormycosis (black fungus) cases in the union territory. No fresh case has been reported since last evening, they said.
According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 3,25,714 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, currently there are 1,380 active positive cases across the UT, while as 3,19,925 persons have recovered and 4,409 have died – 2,243 in Kashmir and 2,166 in Jammu division.