J&K logs 771 COVID-19 cases, seven more deaths
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded 771 fresh COVID-19 cases that took the infection tally to 4,48,105, while seven more fatalities pushed the death toll to 4,728, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 408 were from the Jammu division and 363 from the Kashmir division, they said.
Jammu district recorded the highest 238 cases followed by 172 cases in Srinagar district.
There are 12,358 active cases in the Union Territory, they said, adding that the overall recoveries has reached 4,31,019.
The death toll reached 4,728 after seven new fatalities were reported in the past 24 hours – five from Jammu division and two from Kashmir, officials said.
Cumulatively so far, 2,412 persons have succumbed to the infection in Kashmir and 2,316 in Jammu division, officials said.
A total of 4,31,019 patients have recovered from the disease so far including the 3,330 in the last 24 hours.
There were 51 confirmed cases of Mucormycosis (black fungus) in the Union Territory. No fresh case was reported since last evening, officials added.