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Thursday, December 8, 2022

4 more die of Covid-19 in Kashmir, 262 new infections recorded

With 262 fresh cases, Jammu and Kashmir’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 3,18,023 on Thursday, while four more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the viral disease to 4,353 in the Union Territory, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 120 were from the Jammu division and 142 from the Kashmir division, they added.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 53 cases while Jammu district recorded 25 cases.

The number of active coronavirus cases in the Union Territory has dropped to 3,344, while 3,10,326 patients have recovered so far, they added.

The death toll due to the pandemic has climbed to 4,353 in Jammu and Kashmir as four more patients died in the last 24 hours.

The officials said there are 31 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) in the Union Territory, including one reported since Wednesday evening.

As per the daily information bulletin, 2,516,553 persons in Jammu and Kashmir are under observation while 7,572 persons have been kept under home quarantine besides that 3,344 persons are in isolation.

According to the bulletin, 2,239,474 persons have completed the surveillance period and 261,810 persons are under home surveillance besides that so far results of 10,441,369 samples are available.

Out of 10,441,369, the number of samples tested negative stands at 1,012,346 while 318,023 have tested positive, among them 3,344 persons are active, 310,326 persons have recovered and 4,353 persons have died.

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