Jammu and Kashmir recorded a further decline in the number of daily covid-19 cases with 1440 infections, lowest single-day tally in 52 days, in last 24 hours even as 23 people succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said on Sunday.
They said 338 cases were confirmed from Jammu Division and 1102 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total case tally to 300490. It was on april 15 when J&K reported 1441 cases.
Regarding the deaths, they said, eight were reported from Jammu Division and 15 from Kashmir, taking the total fatality count to 4074.
Moreover, they said, 3099 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—920 from Jammu Division and 2179 from Kashmir. There are 26741 active cases—9620 in Jammu and 17121 in Kashmir.
Providing district-wise details, the officials told GNS that Srinagar reported 264 cases, Baramulla 136, Budgam 145, Pulwama 123, Kupwara 103, Anantnag 86, Bandipora 40, Ganderbal 45, Kulgam 140, Shopian 20, Jammu 70, Udhampur 13, Rajouri 46, Doda 47, Kathua 21, Samba 16, Kishtwar 10, Poonch 70, Ramban 27 and Reasi 18.
A number of the fresh cases were confirmed at CD hospital and GMC Anantnag’s diagnostic laboratories. (GNS)