Jammu and Kashmir recorded the sharpest single-day spike in numbers of COVID-19 cases this year as 210 fresh infections were reported in the last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to 1,29,413.
One person from Kashmir Valley died due to the virus, taking the fatality count to 1984—732 in Jammu and 1252 in the Valley.
Among the fresh cases which include 57 travelers, officials told a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS), that 41 cases were reported from the Jammu division and 169 from Kashmir Valley.
While it was for the first time that 200 cases were reported in a single day, it was also for the tenth consecutive day that more than a hundred cases were recorded in the J-K.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 98 cases, Baramulla 33, Budgam 12, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 2, Anantnag 9, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 2, Kulgam 4, Shopian 1, Jammu 30, Udhampur 4, Rajouri 2, Doda 0, Kathua 1, Samba 1, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 0, Ramban 3 and Reasi 0. (GNS)