J&K reports 18 Covid-19 cases

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 18 fresh covid-19 cases even as there was no death due to the virus during the last 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.

They said seven cases were reported from Jammu division and 11 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 479102. Among the cases, 173971 are from Jammu division and 305131 from Kashmir Valley.

There was no death due to the virus during the time. So far 4785 people have succumbed to the virus and among them include 2352 from Jammu division and 2433 from the Valley.

Besides, they said, 17 Covid-19 patients recovered during the last 24 hours—eight from Jammu division and 9 from Kashmir Valley. There are now 15 active cases— 50 in Jammu and 95 in Kashmir.

The officials said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said. Also 4370 doses of covid vaccine were administered in the last 24 hours, they added. (GNS)

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