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Record single-day spike of Covid-19 cases in Kashmir

With a record single-day rise of 4,716 cases, Jammu and Kashmir’s Covid-19 tally climbed to 1,96,585 on Wednesday, even as 52 more fatalities pushed the death toll due to the viral disease to 2,510, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 1,518 were reported from the Jammu division and 3,198 from the Kashmir division, they added.

The officials said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 1,125 cases, followed by 598 in Jammu and 511 in Baramulla.

The region has 39,628 active coronavirus cases currently, while 1,54,447 patients have recuperated so far, they added.

The death toll due to the viral disease has gone up to 2,510 with 52 more people succumbing to it in a 24-hour period — 28 in the Jammu region and 24 in the Kashmir valley.

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