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J&K logs 9 new Covid cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported nine fresh COVID-19 cases, raising its cumulative tally to 4,53,854, officials said.

All the new infections were reported from the Kashmir division with Srinagar district recording eight cases and Anantnag district one case, they said.

Eighteen of the 20 districts in the union territory did not report any fresh cases, the officials said.

Moreover, 23 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 18 from Kashmir and five from Jammu division, officials said.

No new case of Mucormycosis (black fungus) was reported today, they said.

On vaccination, the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus informed that 16,772 doses of COVID vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered so far across J&K to 2,22,86,287.

According to the bulletin out of 4,53,854 positive cases recorded cumulatively so far, currently there are 134 active positive cases across the UT, including 126 in Kashmir and eight in Jammu division. So far 4,48,970 persons have recovered from the disease and 4,750 have died – 2,423 in Kashmir division and 2,327 in Jammu division.

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