174 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths reported in J&K


JAMMU, Nov 24: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday recorded 174 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the infected number of people to 3,35,881 while two fresh deaths due to the virus were reported from the Union Territory in the past 24 hours, officials said.
Of the fresh cases, 25 were from Jammu division and 149 from Kashmir division, the officials said.
They said Srinagar district recorded the highest of 58 cases followed by 43 cases in Baramulla district.
There are 1,684 active cases in the UT, while the number of recovered patients stands at 3,29,731, the officials said.
The death toll in the UT due to the pandemic was 4,466, as two fresh deaths were reported in the past 24 hours.
Meanwhile, the officials said there were 49 confirmed cases of mucormycosis (black fungus) in the UT as no fresh case was reported since Tuesday evening.
The Bulletin informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today.
On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 67,448doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,63,77,643.
According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 335881 positive cases, 1684 are Active Positive (247 in Jammu Division and 1437 in Kashmir Division), 329731 have recovered and 4466 have died; 2184 in Jammu division and 2282in Kashmir division.
The Bulletin further said that out of 17327416 test results available, 335881 samples have tested positive and 16991535 samples have been tested as negative till date. Besides, 52,846 COVID tests have been conducted in last 24 hours.
Till date 4330587 persons have been enlisted for observation which included 6016 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 1684 in isolation and 432893 in home surveillance. Besides, 3885528 persons have completed their surveillance period.
Providing district-wise breakup for positive cases reported today, the Bulletin said that Srinagar reported 58 cases, Baramulla reported 43 cases, Budgam reported 18 cases, Pulwama reported no cases, Kupwara reported 11cases, Anantnag reported 03 cases, Bandipora reported 08 cases, Ganderbal reported 07cases, Shopian reported 01 cases while as Kulgam reported no fresh case for today.
Similarly, Jammu reported 11cases, Udhampur reported 01case,Rajouri reported 05cases, Doda reported 02 cases, Kathua reported no case, Samba reported no case, Reasi reported 01 case, Poonch reported 01case, Kishtwar reported 04 cases while as Ramban reported no fresh cases for today.

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