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Kashmir sees over 800 Covid-19 cases for 3rd straight day, nearly 300 infections in Srinagar alone

For the third straight day on Friday, Jammu and Kashmir recorded over 800 cases of deadly coronavirus.

808 new Covid-19 cases on Friday, took the tally to 1,36,470, while four deaths in the past 24 hours pushed the toll to 2,023 in the region, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 283 were reported from the Jammu division and 525 from the Kashmir division, they said.
The officials said that the 808 new cases included 144 travellers.

Srinagar district recorded the highest of 299 cases, including 61 travellers, followed by 164 in Jammu and 104 in Baramulla, they said.

The number of active cases is 6,115 in the union territory, while 1,28,332 patients have recovered so far, the officials said.

The Covid-19 death toll in the region stands at 2,023, they said.

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