1,723 fresh Covid cases in J&K, 113 in Ladakh

1,723 fresh Covid cases  in J&K, 113 in Ladakh

A health worker collects samples of a woman from the Gujjar-Bakarwal community in Jammu. PTI

Srinagar, June 4

J&K reported 1,723 new Covid cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours, officials said on Friday.

A total of 599 cases and 13 deaths were reported from Jammu division and 1,124 cases and 21 deaths from Kashmir division while 2,731 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery.

So far, 2,97,602 people have been infected with Covid in the UT, out of which 2,63,961 have recovered. The death toll has crossed the 4,000 mark to reach 4,026.

The active cases are 29,615, including 10,612 of the Jammu division.

2 deaths in Ladakh

Ladakh has recorded two more Covid-related fatalities and 113 fresh cases, taking the infection tally to 18,854 and the death toll to 193

The active cases in the UT have come down to 1,505. As many as 3,199 samples were tested negative on Thursday

In Ladakh, 113 fresh cases and two deaths surfaced. The UT’s infection tally stands at 18,854 and the death toll at 193, officials said. Both deaths have been reported from Leh. Leh has so far registered 139 fatalities and Kargil 54, officials said, quoting a bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services.

The active cases in Ladakh have come down to 1,505, including 1,290 in Leh and 215 in Kargil district.

A total of 137 more patients, including 119 from Leh and 18 from Kargil, have recuperated from the disease, taking the total number of recoveries to 17,257. — IANS/PTI

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