701 Covid cases in J&K; 12 more die

701 Covid cases in J&K; 12 more die

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Srinagar, October 14

J&K recorded 701 fresh Covid-19 cases, taking the infection tally to 85,409 on Wednesday, while 12 more virus fatalities pushed the union territory’s death toll to 1,352, officials said.

Out of the new virus cases, 264 were reported in the Jammu division and 437 in Kashmir, they said.

Srinagar district reported the highest number of 163 new Covid-19 cases, followed by 128 in Jammu district. There were 9,739 active Covid cases in the union territory, while 7,45,318 patients had recovered from the infection, the officials said. — PTI

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