161 fresh cases in J&K, 2 deaths in Jammu,1 more case of black fungus confirmed
Men offer funeral prayers of a woman who died of COVID-19 in Srinagar .Aman Farooq/GK File

161 fresh cases in J&K, 2 deaths in Jammu,1 more case of black fungus confirmed

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 161 new Covid-19 positive cases and 2 coronavirus related deaths in the last 24-hours. One new case of black fungus was also confirmed in the UT.

As per the details shared by the health department, currently there are 2236 active cases. The health department officials stated that the decline in active cases is an encouraging sign as it has reduced burden on the healthcare institutions of the UT. Of total active cases, 1311 are in Kashmir and 925 in Jammu division.

On Wednesday two fatalities were reported from Jammu division including one at GMC Jammu and one at GMC Rajouri.

The number of positive cases detected on Wednesday was 161 of which 38 were from Jammu division and 123 from Kashmir taking the total tally of positive cases to 319152

Srinagar reported 42 cases, Baramulla 23, Budgam 8, Pulwama 10, Kupwara 7, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 9, Kulgam 7, Shopian 0, Jammu 17, Udhampur 3, Rajouri 3, Doda 4, Kathua 1, Samba 0, Kishtwar 3, Poonch 5, Ramban 1 and Reasi 1.

On Wednesday, 358 Covid-19 patients recovered—161 from Jammu Division and 197 from Kashmir. As per the official bulletin, 01 new confirmed case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 32 in the UT of J&K.

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