1 death, 128 fresh Covid cases in J&K

53% cases from Srinagar alone
1 death, 128 fresh Covid cases in J&K
Health workers and volunteers carry body of a patient who died of COVID-19 in Srinagar. [Image used for representational purpose only]File Photo: Aman Farooq for Greater Kashmir

Srinagar: J&K recorded one Covid19 death and 128 fresh cases attributed to the viral respiratory illness in the last 24 hours with Srinagar district sharing 53% of these cases. However, no fresh case was reported from six districts in the UT.

As per the official figures, of the 128 cases, 19 were from Jammu division and 109 from Kashmir taking the total number of cases since the outbreak of pandemic to 3,28,069 in the UT.

The sole Covid19 death was reported from Jammu division taking the toll to 4417 including 2170 from Jammu division and 2247 in Kashmir. The Health department bulletin said that no new case of Mucormycosis was reported on Thursday. Total number of such cases in J&K remains at 46.

Srinagar district recorded 68 cases, Budgam 14, Baramulla nine, Reasi seven, Ganderbal six, Jammu five. Pulwama, Kupwara and Doda districts reported four cases each, Bandipora and Rajouri two cases each and Anantnag, Shopian and Samba one case each.

No fresh cases were reported from Udhampur, Kulgam, Kathua, Kishtwar, Poonch and Ramban districts.

Around 159 persons, 19 from Jammu division and 140 from Kashmir, who were infected by Covid-19 have recovered and have been discharged from various hospitals.

According to the daily media bulletin on the novel Coronavirus, of the 3,28,096 positive cases, 1461 are active positive while 3,22,191 people have recovered and been discharged.

It said that of the 1,43,61,320 test results available, 1,40,33,251 samples tested negative till Monday.

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