3 die of COVID19

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Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 227 new COVID-19 cases, while three virus-related deaths took place in the last 24 hours, taking the caseload to 1,20,971 and the total fatalities to 1883, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 132 were from Kashmir and 95 from Jammu division of the Union territory, they said. The officials said Jammu recorded the highest with 70 cases followed by 51 in Srinagar district.

The number of active cases dropped to 3009 in J&K, while 1,16,079 patients have recovered so far, the officials said. Meanwhile, J&K reported three COVID19 deaths with two from Jammu division and one from the valley in the last 24 hours.