Srinagar: In the biggest day spike ever in novel coronavirus cases, Jammu and Kashmir reported 162 COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, taking the overall tally of the patients to 1921.
Sources told local news gathering agency that among the 73 cases were confirmed at microbiology laboratory of CD hospital here, 39 in SKIMS Soura while 38 in Jammu. Remaining cases are from private laboratories, they said. They said there could be repeated cases and would be divulged shortly.
Among the cases they said Anantnag reported 4 cases, Kupwara 26, Kulgam 27, Bandipora 2, Baramulla 10, Budgam 2, Shopian 12 and Pulwama 21. In Jammu division, they said, Reasi reported three cases, Kathua 3, Samba 3, Ramban 1, Udhampur 11, Jammu 4, Poonch 11 and Rajouri 2. The remain cases are from private labs.(GNS)