Covid-19: Highest single day spike of 1,617 cases recorded

Covid-19: Highest single day spike of 1,617 cases recorded

‘17 more coronavirus deaths were reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the death total count to 832’
Srinagar: The union territory of Jammu and Kashmir has set a new record with the highest single-day jump of 1,617 new coronavirus cases in last 24 hours, taking the total toll for Cov-19 to 47,542.
Moreover, 620 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 52 from Jammu Division and 568 from Kashmir Division
While talking to Kashmir Glacier the officials said that, “The UT recorded 1,617 fresh cases of coronavirus in the past 24 hours which is the biggest single-day spike in new infections in Jammu and Kashmir.”
Among the new cases, 894 were reported from the Jammu region and 723 from the Kashmir valley, the officials said.
The Jammu district reported the highest number of 583 new coronavirus cases, followed by 260 in Srinagar district, they said.
It was for the seventh time in as many days that the number of new COVID-19 infections have crossed 1,000 mark in a 24-hour period, they said.
Meanwhile, 17 more coronavirus deaths were reported in Jammu and Kashmir, they said. As ten of these fatalities were reported in Jammu region and seven in the Kashmir valley, the officials said.
The latest Cov-19 fatalities have pressed the death toll to 832 in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. Among the victims, official sources told Kashmir Glacier that nine were residents of Jammu and eight were from Kashmir Valley.
Among those who succumbed include two each from Srinagar and Baramulla besides one each from Budgam, Anantnag, Bandipora and Kupwara.
Whereas deaths from Jammu division includes five of the victims were from Jammu district, two from Rajouri and one each from Kathua, Reasi and Kishtwar.

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