Srinagar, April 12: Jammu and Kashmir recorded eight new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, a day after there was zero number of infections and deaths related to it, officials said on Tuesday.
They said that while five cases were reported from Srinagar and two from Baramulla, Jammu district registered one case after a week.
So far 453897—166274 in Jammu and 287623 in Kashmir tested positive for covid-19 in J&K, they said.
There was no death reported in the last 24 hours, they said. So far 4750 persons have succumbed to the virus—2327 in Jammu and 2423 in Kashmir.
Besides, they said, 12 Covid-19 patients recovered during the time—all from the Valley. So far 449072 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 75 — 2 in Jammu and 73 in Kashmir.
The officials said there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said. They also informed that 19881 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K.