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Kashmir records highest ever spike in daily Covid-19 cases

Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday recorded the highest single-day spike of 3,164 Covid-19 cases.

The new cases took the tally to 1,66,054, while 25 fatalities over the last 24 hours took the toll to 2,197, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 1,030 were from the Jammu division and 2,134 from the Kashmir division, they said.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 1,144 cases, followed by 489 in Jammu district and 197 in Baramulla district.

The number of active cases has reached 22,283, while 1,41,574 patients have recovered so far, the officials said. The death toll due to the pandemic rose to 2,197 as 25 fresh deaths were reported in the last 24 hours.

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