J&K records 128 new Covid cases, one death
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 128 fresh Covid cases today, taking the number of infected persons to 3,28,069 while one fresh death due to the virus took the toll to 4,417 in the Union Territory, officials said.
Out of the fresh cases, 109 were from Kashmir and 19 were from the Jammu division, they said.
They said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 68 cases followed by 14 in Budgam district.
The death toll in J&K due to the pandemic rose to 4,417 as one fresh death was reported from Jammu division in the past 24 hours.
Officials said 159 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 140 from Kashmir and 19 from Jammu division during the past 24 hours.
They also said 77.78 percent of the population above the age of 18 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir so far.
Meanwhile, the officials said, there were 46 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) in the Union Territory as no fresh case was reported since last evening.
According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 3,28,069 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, currently there are 1,461 active positive cases across the UT, while as 3,22,191 persons have recovered and 4,417 have died – 2,247 in Kashmir and 2,170 in Jammu division.