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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Kashmir records over 4,900 Covid-19 infections, 7 more die

Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday recorded 4,959 fresh cases of coronavirus, officials said in Srinagar on Thursday.

The fresh cases have taken the infected number of persons to 4,19,131 while seven deaths due to the virus were reported in the past 24 hours, the officials said.

There are 46,657 active cases in the region, while the number of recovered patients was 3,68,432, the officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 1,394 were from the Jammu division and 3,565 from the Kashmir division, the officials said.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest 841 cases followed by 784 cases in Baramulla district.

The death toll due to the pandemic was 4,642 as seven fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours. 

Meanwhile, the officials said, there were 51 confirmed cases of Mucormycosis (black fungus) as no fresh case was reported since last evening.

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