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Kashmir records highest number of Covid-19 infections and deaths since pandemic began

Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday recorded the highest number of new Covid-19 cases and deaths since the pandemic began in March of last year.

3,832 fresh infections and 47 fatalities were reported during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Saturday.

Officials said that out of the 3,832 cases, 1,231 are from the Jammu division and 2,601 from the Kashmir division, while 1,801 more patients were discharged after recovery.

Meanwhile, 47 patients have succumbed to Covid, pushing the toll to 2,330 in J&K.

So far, 179,915 people have been infected with Covid in J&K out of which 147,242 have recovered.

The number of active cases stood at 30,343 out of which 11,172 are from the Jammu division and 19,171 from the Kashmir division.

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