Jammu and Kashmir reported 3037 fresh covid-19 cases while 40 more people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.
They said 1089 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 1948 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total number of cases to 278859.
Also 40 COVID-19 deaths have been reported—19 from Jammu Division and 21 from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count 3702.
Providing district wise details, the officials told GNS that Srinagar reported 493 cases, Baramulla 260, Budgam 197, Pulwama 145, Kupwara 153, Anantnag 212, Bandipora 89, Ganderbal 219, Kulgam 117, Shopian 63, Jammu 445, Udhampur 83, Rajouri 126, Doda 91, Kathua 82, Samba 46, Kishtwar 35, Poonch 66, Ramban 99 and Reasi 16.
Moreover, they said, 4023 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—1770 from Jammu Division and 2253 from Kashmir. There are 43892 active positive case—17724 in Jammu and 26168 in Kashmir, they said.
A number of the fresh cases were confirmed at CD hospital and GMC Anantnag’s diagnostic laboratories, they said.