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Tuesday, January 18, 2022

63% jump in daily Covid-19 infections, 1148 new cases in Kashmir

A total of 1,148 people were confirmed Covid-19 positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, registering a 63 percent jump in daily cases, officials said.

The region also reported two more deaths, raising the toll to 4,542.

The total number of infections has risen to 3,46,506, the officials said.

Of the fresh cases on Tuesday, 640 were recorded from the Jammu division and 508 from the Kashmir division, they said.

Jammu district recorded the highest of 301 cases, followed by 256 cases in Srinagar district, they added.

There are 4,810 active Covid cases in the union territory as of now. The number of recovered patients was 3,37,150, the officials said.

In the last 24 hours, they said, 360 patients—245 from Jammu and 115 from Kashmir recovered. So far, 3,37,150 have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 4,810—2,676 in Jammu and 2,134 in Kashmir.

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