Srinagar, May 26; Jammu and Kashmir reported eight new covid-19 cases while there was no death due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
They said that five of the cases were reported from Jammu, two from Srinagar and one from Samba districts, taking the overall tally to 454220—166446 in Jammu and 287774 in Kashmir.
There was also no death due to the pathogen reported in the last 24 hours, they said. So far 4752 persons have succumbed to the virus—2328 in Jammu and 2424 in Kashmir.
Besides, they said, three Covid-19 patients recovered during the last 24 hours—two from Jammu division and one from Kashmir. So far 449404 people have recovered, leaving the active case tally at 64— 46 in Jammu and 18 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 8718 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K.