Srinagar, July 20 : Jammu and Kashmir reported sudden rise in covid-19 deaths with six persons succumbing to the virus in the last 24 hours even as 88 new infections, lowest in over four months, were reported during the time, officials said.
They said five deaths were reported from Jammu Division and one from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count in J&K to 4371.
Regarding the fresh cases, they said, 35 were reported from Jammu Division and 53 from Kashmir Valley, taking the case tally to 320112.
Providing the district-wide details, the officials told that Srinagar reported 16 cases, Baramulla 10, Budgam 5, Pulwama 0, Kupwara 6, Anantnag 7, Bandipora 5, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 0, Shopian 0, Jammu 11, Udhampur 5, Rajouri 4, Doda 6, Kathua 1, Samba 0, Kishtwar 2, Poonch 4, Ramban 2 and Reasi 0.
Moreover, they said, 221 more COVID-19 patients in last 24 hours have recovered—93 from Jammu Division and 128 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who have recovered in J&K to 314107. With this, there are now 1634 active cases—691 in Jammu and 943 in Kashmir.
A number new cases were confirmed at GMC and include male (32) and female (28) from Sirgufwara, male (39) from Frisal, female (50) and male (30) from Fatehpora Ang, female (43) from Hakura Ang, male (21) from Khiram Najar Mohalla, male (40) from Khiram Durpora and female (27) from Dailgam Ang.
There was one new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today and the cumulative number of confirmed cases remained rose to 35 in J&K, the officials added. (GNS)