Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday recorded 97 new COVID-19 cases and three fatalities on Wednesday, taking the infection tally to 1,27,288 and the death toll to 1,968, officials said.
All the three deaths due to Covid-19 were reported from Kashmir region.
Sixteen of the new cases were from the Jammu division and the rest from Kashmir division, they said.
The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 46 new cases, followed by 16 in Baramulla and 12 in Jammu district.
While six districts did not report any fresh cases, 11 others reported new cases in single digits.
The number of active cases stands at 899 in the union territory, while 1,24,421 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.
According to the bulletin, among the total 127288 positive cases in J&K, 12558 have been reported as travelers while 114730 as others.
The bulletin said there are 1091 COVID dedicated beds, 962 Isolation beds with 957 vacant beds and 129 ICU beds where 125 beds are vacant in Jammu division while there are 1570 COVID dedicated beds, 1484 Isolation beds where 1413 beds are vacant and 86 ICU beds where 79are vacant beds in Kashmir division. There are a total of 2661 COVID dedicated beds, 2446 Isolation beds with 2370 beds vacant and 215 ICU beds with 204 vacant beds in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
The Central Government is continuously monitoring the evolving situation of Covid-19 in the Union Territory and is providing all necessary support towards effective containment of the spread of Covid-19 and better clinical management of positive cases.