COVID-19: J&K reports biggest single-day spike of 1251 cases

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 1251 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 42,241.

This is for the third day in a row that Jammu and Kashmir recorded cases in excess of one thousand.

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With 86 travelers among the cases, official sources said that 739 of them were reported from Jammu Division and 512 from Kashmir Valley.

Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, they said Srinagar reported 181, Baramulla 51, Pulwama 40, Budgam 69, Anantnag 35, Bandipora 12, Kupwara 54, Kulgam 3, Shopian 4, Ganderbal 63, Jammu 520, Rajouri 22, Kathua 27, Udhampur 72, Samba 23, Ramban 19, Doda 27, Poonch 11, Reasi 2 and Kishtwar 16.

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Moreover, they said, 489 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals – 123 from Jammu Division and 366 from Kashmir Valley.

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