J&K witness highest single-day spike this year, records 359 cases   

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 359 fresh COVID-19 cases, the most in a day so far this year, to take the overall tally of the infections to 130587, officials said on Tuesday. Also, one death due to the virus was reported in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count 1990—735 in Jammu and 1255 in Kashmir.

This is for the second time that single day cases breached 300-mark in Jammu and Kashmir.  Also, it was for the fifteenth consecutive day that more than 100 cases were reported on a single day in J&K. In all, nearly 2900 cases were added to the tally in the last fortnight, they said.

Among the fresh cases, they said, 93 were from Jammu Division and 266 from Kashmir Valley.

Giving the district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 150 cases, Baramulla 46, Budgam 19, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 5, Anantnag 10, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 5, Kulgam 14, Shopian 2, Jammu 59,  Udhampur 7, Rajouri 2, Doda 0, Kathua 19, Samba 1, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 3, Ramban 2, and Reasi 0.

A number of these cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of SKIMS Soura, CD hospital and GMC Anantnag.

The SKIMS cases include female (15) and male (15) from Sogam Chadoora, female (20) from Checkpora Main Road, female (38) from Wanipora Pulwama, male (60) from Humhama Main Chowk, female (54) from Alamdar Colony Wanbal, male (45) from Najan Beerwah, male (20) from Lakhripora, female (55) and male (39) from Nowpora, male (42) from Budgam, male (38) and female (04) from Baghi Mehtab Usman Colony, male (21) from Checkpora Kalan, male (48) from Gundrajab Chadoora, male (51) and two females (11, 16) from Sogam Chadoora, female (16) from Kumar Mohalla, female (60) from Harran Budgam, female (23) from Humhama Budgam, male (54) from CRPF Humhama Budgam, male (53) from Chowkibal Kupwara, female (40) from Karihama Kupwara, male (47) from Bhagat Srinagar, female (18) from Baspora, male (25) from Qamarwari, two females (48, 57) from Dalgate, male (49) from Shalimar, male (58) from Sheributt, female (32) from Batmaloo, female (54) from Rawalpora, female (50) from Hyderpora, male (22) and female (26) from Illahibagh, male (28) from Eidgah, male (52) from Alochibagh, female (45) from Nowshera, male (66) from Lalbazar, female (60) from Hawal, male (59) from Buchpora, female (11) from Karnataka Srg, two males (30, 23) and female (57) from Alamgarib Srg, male (60) from Nowshera, female (62) from Awantaba, female (90) from Bemina, male (72) from Wanbal Rawalpora, male (90) from Lalbazar Srinagar besides  male (70) from Alastang, male (25) from Bobespora Ganderbaland female from Mangni Pora Bandipora, male (33) from Sopore, male (70) from Warpora Sopore Baramulla, female (72) from Poshwari Shopian and male (28) from Pampore.

The CD cases include two males (30, 58) from Gulberg Colony Srg, male (45) from Srinagar, male (17) from Indra Nagar, male (55) from Bemina, male (95) from Kralpora, female (28) from Ahmadnagar, male (55) from Hyderpora, male (28) from Sanat Nagar, two males (NA, NA) and female (NA) from NA, male (60) from Nishat, female (80) from Baramulla, female (65) from NA, male (25) from Sundergun Budgam, male (24) from Hyderpora Srg, male (31) from Gambugh Srg, male (60) from Munwarabad, male (44) from Nishat, female (NA) from NA, female (50) from Bemina Srg, male (26) from Chandpora, female (36) from Hyderpora, male (48) from Habak, male (22) from SKAUST, male (60) from Naseembagh, female (18) from Dailgam, female (45) from Nowshera, male (43) from Safakadal, male (11) from Munwarabad, male (55) from Kunzer, male (60) from Umer Abad.

The GMC Anantnag cases include male (35) from Kadipora, female (22) from Churath Kulgam, female (60) from Aharbal, female (56) from Kalan, two females (31, 02) and male (39) from Gulshan Abad Anantnag.

Moreover, they said, 175 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—20 from Jammu Division and 155 from Kashmir Division. There are 2293 covid-19 active cases—615 in Jammu and 1678 in Kashmir.

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