One dies, 128 test positive for Covid-19 in J&K

By: Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 128 new covid-19 cases while one more person succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.

They said 38 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 90 from Kashmir Valley, taking the infection tally to 322142 in J&K, they said.

Providing the district-wide details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 42 cases, Baramulla 2, Budgam 9, Pulwama 7, Kupwara 9, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 4, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 6, Shopian 0, Jammu 4, Udhampur 10, Rajouri 5, Doda 6, Kathua 0, Samba 0, Kishtwar 6, Poonch 4, Ramban 0 and Reasi 3.

A number of cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CD hospital and GMC Jammu.

The CD cases include male (50) and female (18) from Humhama Heights, female (27) from Harwan, three females (56, 14, 22) from Elahibagh, male (18) from NA, female (24) from Lal Bazar, three males (43, 26, 45) from BB Cantt Srg, male (48) from Cheki Dangerpora, male (48) from Panthachowk, female (48) from Kandizal, two males (20, 48) from Pinglena Pul, male (30) from Wahibugh Pul, male (52) from Hakripora Pul, male (33) from Nowshera, two females (45, 29) from Rajbagh, female (5) from Magam, male (50) from Qazigund and male (NA) from KNH.

The GMC Anantnag cases include female (58) from Watnard, male (52) from Sagam, male (57) from Hakura Ang, female (18) from Khudwani, male (30) from Redwani Payeen, female (22) from Khudwani, female (30) from Wanigund, female (21) from Bhan, female (20) from Nunmai, female (40) from Wanpoh, male (40) from Kokernag Ang and female (40) from Banihal Ramban.

Regarding the death, they said, it has been reported from Jammu division. With this, 4386 people have fallen victim to the pathogen in J&K—2148 in Jammu division and 2238 in Kashmir.

Moreover 83 more COVID-19 patients have recovered, 10 from Jammu Division and 73 from Kashmir Division, they said. So far, 316398 people have recovered, leaving the number of active cases at 1358—553 in Jammu and 805 in Kashmir.

There were also two new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 37 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added. (GNS)

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