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308 fresh infections, 6 more deaths due to Covid-19 in Kashmir

With 308 fresh cases, Jammu and Kashmir’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 3,15,298 on Tuesday, while six more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the viral disease to 4,316, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 99 were from the Jammu division and 209 from the Kashmir division, they added.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 84 fresh cases, followed by 29 in Baramulla district.

The number of active coronavirus cases has dropped to 4,805 in the Union Territory, while 3,06,177 patients have recovered from the infection so far, they said.

The death toll due to the viral disease has climbed to 4,316 in Jammu and Kashmir with six patients succumbing to it in the last 24 hours.

The officials said there are 29 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) as no fresh case was reported since Monday evening.

As per the daily information bulletin, 2,414,634 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 17,691 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 4,805 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,169,410 persons have completed the surveillance period and 218,412 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 9,907,016 samples are available.

Out of 9,907,016, the number of samples tested negative stands at 9,591,718 while 315,298 have tested positive, among them 4,805 persons are active, 306,177 persons have recovered and 4,316persons have died.

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