The officials on Friday said that the daily Covid cases in Jammu and Kashmir fell to 34-day low, with 540 infections reported in the last 24 hours even as two persons succumbed to the virus during the time,
They said 312 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 228 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall infection tally to 449873.
On January 7, 542 persons had tested positive for the pathogen in J&K.
Regarding the fatalities, the officials said that both of them were reported from Kashmir Valley. So far 4741 persons have succumbed to the virus, 2320 in Jammu and 2421 in Kashmir.
Besides, they said, 1628 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 682 from Jammu Division and 944 from Kashmir.
Also, 437708 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 7424, 2918 in Jammu and 4506 in Kashmir.
They said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today.
So far 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said.
They also informed that 52605 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K. (GNS)