99 fresh Covid cases in J&K

3 terror operatives held | incriminating papers, devices seized

99 fresh Covid cases in J&K

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today conducted searches at eight locations in Srinagar and Anantnag district of Jammu & Kashmir and arrested three terror operatives, all from Srinagar, in connection with the “ISIS Voice of Hind” case. - File photo

inagar, October 10

J&K recorded 99 new Covid cases on Sunday that took the infection tally to 3,30,533, officials said. No Covid-related death was reported in the Union Territory in the past 24 hours. Of the fresh cases, 14 were from Jammu division and 85 from Kashmir.

Srinagar district recorded the highest 41 new cases followed by 12 cases each in Baramulla and Budgam districts. There are 1,091 active cases, while the overall recoveries have reached 3,25,016, officials said, adding that the death toll stood at 4,426.

Ladakh recorded one new case, raising the caseload to 20,848 while the active cases in the UT dropped to 55 after six patients recovered.

Ladakh has registered 208 Covid-related deaths, including 150 in Leh and 58 in Kargil, since the outbreak of the pandemic last year.

As many as 2,520 people were tested for Covid in the twin districts on Saturday and one person was found positive in Leh. Six Covid patients were cured and discharged from a hospital in Leh that took the number of recoveries in Ladakh to 20,586.

Officials said no death was reported due to Covid in Ladakh on Saturday. — PTI

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