Srinagar, July 28: Jammu and Kashmir reported 160 new covid-19 cases even as one person succumbed to the contagion in last 24 hours, officials said on Wednesday.
They said 60 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 100 from Kashmir Valley, taking the case tally to 321026.
While there was one fresh death due to the virus, so far 4376 people have fallen victim to the pathogen in J&K—2140 in Jammu and 2236 in Kashmir.
Moreover, they said, 144 more COVID-19 patients in last 24 hours have recovered— 43 from Jammu Division and 101 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who have recovered in J&K to 315511. With this, there are now 1139 active cases—434 in Jammu and 705 in Kashmir.
There was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 35 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials added.