J&K Reports 692 Fresh Covid-19 Cases, 2 Deaths

Srinagar, July 27: Jammu and Kashmir reported 692 covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours while two persons succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said on Wednesday.

261 cases were reported from Jammu division and 431 from Kashmir division, taking the overall tally to 46194, they said.

Among the total cases, 17050 are from Jammu division and 291427 from Kashmir, they said.

Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases, they said, Srinagar reported 230 cases, Jammu 167, Baramulla 99, Ganderbal 27, Budgam 23, Anantnag 22, Rajouri 21, Bandipora 15, Samba 14, Kishtwar, Ramban and Doda 13 each, Udhampur and Kupwara 10 each, Poonch 7, Kulgam 4, Kathua 3 and Pulwama 1.

There were two death due to the pathogen in the last 24 hours—one each from Jammu and Kashmir divisions respectively, they said.

So far 4765 people have succumbed to the virus—2338 in Jammu and 2427 in Kashmir.

Besides, they said, 432 Covid-19 patients recovered during the last 24 hours—223 from Jammu division and 209 from Kashmir Valley. There are now 4074 active cases— 1923 in Jammu and 2151 in Kashmir.

The officials 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 11570 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K.

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