Jammu and Kashmir reported the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Monday with 751 additions including 51 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel, 16 from ACB headquarters in Srinagar, besides ten pregnant women.
Among the fresh cases, 240 were reported from Jammu and 511 from Kashmir, which also includes three Border Security Force (BSF) men and as many policemen and seven minors including a-year-old infant.
Giving the district-wise breakup of the cases, a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) reported quoting unnamed officials that Srinagar reported 171, Baramulla 40, Shopian 62, Anantnag 11, Kupwara 3, Pulwama 111, Budgam 94, Bandipora 9, Ganderbal 10, Jammu 12, Kathua 13, Rajouri 23, Udhampur 33, Ramban 90, Samba 2, Doda 32, Poonch 1, Kishtwar 22 and Reasi 12.
A large number of cases were confirmed at the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) diagnostic lab. (GNS)