J&K logs 15 new Covid cases
India sees single-day rise of 2,323 cases
Srinagar/New Delhi: Fifteen fresh cases of Covid 19 were reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, officials said.
They said that two cases each were reported from the districts of Srinagar and Baramulla in Kashmir division.
In Jammu division, officials said, 10 cases were reported from Jammu and one from Reasi district.
No fresh case was reported from the rest of the 16 districts of the UT, said the officials.
No fresh infection related death was reported today as the virus has claimed 4752 lives in the UT till date, said the officials.
Meanwhile, India’s COVID-19 tally increased to 4,31,34,145 on Saturday with 2,323 fresh infections, while the number of active cases came down to 14,996, according to Union health ministry data.
The death toll climbed to 5,24,348 with 25 fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.
The active cases comprise 0.03 percent of the total infections. The national COVID-19 recovery rate was recorded at 98.75 percent, the ministry said.
A decrease of 48 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.
The daily positivity rate was recorded at 0.47 percent and the weekly positivity rate was recorded at 0.51 percent, the ministry said.
The number of people who have recuperated from the disease surged to 4,25,94,801. The case fatality rate stood at 1.22 percent, it said.
The cumulative COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in the country so far under the nationwide inoculation drive have exceeded 192.12 crore.