Srinagar, Dec 15 : Jammu and Kashmir reported three fresh fatalities due to covid-19 while 147 persons tested positive for the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.
40 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 107 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 339271.
There were three deaths reported in J&K—two from the Valley and one from Jammu—due to the virus during the last 24 hours, they said. So far 4503 persons—2191 in Jammu and 2312 in Kashmir—have died due to the virus, they said.
Giving district wise details of the fresh cases, the officials told GNS that Srinagar reported 47 cases, Baramulla 15, Budgam 14, Pulwama 4, Kupwara 13, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 2, Ganderbal 6, Kulgam 5, Shopian 1, Jammu 20, Udhampur 1, Rajouri 2, Doda 7, Kathua 2, Samba 0, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 4, Ramban 0 and Reasi 0.
Moreover, 125 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time, 17 from Jammu Division and 108 from Kashmir, they said.
So far 333322 patients have recovered, leaving active case tally at 1446—347 in Jammu and 1099 in Kashmir.
They said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 50 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said.
They also informed that 48006 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K. (GNS)