Srinagar, April 16: Jammu and Kashmir registered nine new covid-19 cases while there was no death due to it in the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday.
They said that all the cases were reported from Kashmir Valley—seven from Srinagar and two from Baramulla— while there was no case registered from Jammu division. The fresh cases take the total tally to 453924—166277 in Jammu and 287652 in Kashmir.
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, eight Covid-19 patients recovered during the time—all from the Valley. So far 449107 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 71— 3 in Jammu and 68 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 15911 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K.