Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 143 fresh covid-19 cases, lowest single-day tally in 114 days, even as one person succumbed to the virus during past 24 hours, officials said on Tuesday.
Of fresh cases, 51 were reported from Jammu division and 92 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 3,18,991.
The lone death due to the virus was reported from Jammu division, taking UT’s fatality count to 4,358, they said.
Srinagar reported 41 cases, Baramulla 17, Budgam 8, Pulwama 7, Kupwara 2, Anantnag 6, Bandipora 2, Ganderbal 8, Kulgam 1, Shopian 0, Jammu 10, Udhampur 6, Rajouri 9, Doda 3, Kathua 0, Samba 3, Kishtwar 5, Poonch 7, Ramban 8 and Reasi 0.
Also, 416 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—226 from Jammu Division and 190 from Kashmir Valley. So far 3,12,198 people have recovered while 4,358 people have succumbed to the virus, leaving active cases at 2,435 in J&K—1,050 in Jammu and 1,385 in the Valley.
A number of fresh cases were in the Valley were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CH hospital here and GMC Anantnag.