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J&K logs 47 new COVID-19 cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 47 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, taking the cumulative infection tally to 4,78,806, officials said here.

The death toll remained unchanged at 4,784 as no fresh death due to the infection was reported, they said. So far the disease has claimed 2,433 lives in Kashmir division and 2,351 in Jammu division.

Of the new cases, 34 were reported from Kashmir and 13 from Jammu division, they said.

Providing district-wise breakup for these positive cases, the officials informed that in Kashmir division, Srinagar reported 22 cases, Budgam six cases, Baramulla reported five cases, and Anantnag reported one fresh case. No fresh cases were reported in any other districts of the Valley today.

Similarly in Jammu division, Jammu district reported 10 cases, Rajouri, Samba and Poonch one fresh case each today.

Currently there are 326 active Covid cases – 219 in Kashmir and 107 in Jammu division –while the number of recoveries has reached 4,73,696, officials said. They said 73 patients were discharged from various hospitals, including 53 from Kashmir and 20 from Jammu division, in the last 24 hours after their recuperation.

So far the UT has recorded 51 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus), they said.

In the last 24 hours, 18,371 doses of COVID vaccines were administered, bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across Jammu and Kashmir till date to 2,44,69,318.

Active Covid cases in country decline to 46,347

India logged 4,369 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 4,45,04,949, while the active cases dipped to 46,347, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Tuesday.

The death toll climbed to 5,28,185 with 20 fatalities, which includes seven deaths reconciled by Kerala, the data updated at 8 am stated.

The active cases comprise 0.10 percent of the total infections, while the national COVID-19 recovery rate increased to 98.71 percent, the ministry said.

A decline of 829 cases has been recorded in the active COVID-19 caseload in a span of 24 hours.

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