3 die of COVID19 in J&K

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Three persons died of COVID19 during the last 24 hours while 79 new positive cases were recorded in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

The three deaths have taken the death toll to 1915 while the total infections to 1,22,964, officials said.

All the three COVID19 deaths were reported from Kashmir division.

Of the 79 fresh cases, 30 were from Jammu division and 49 from Kashmir division, they said.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 26 cases followed by 23 in Jammu district while six districts – Shopian, Samba, Rajouri, Poonch, Reasi and Kishtwar – did not report any fresh cases, 12 districts recorded fresh cases in single digits, they said. The number of active cases dropped to 1468 in J&K while 1,19,581 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.