383 new COVID cases reported in J&K, 19 in Ladakh
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday registered 383 fresh COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the Union territory to 4,60,558, officials said here.
While 146 cases were reported from Jammu division, 237 were from the Kashmir valley, they said.
The death toll due to the virus stood at 4,763 as no fresh fatality was reported, the officials said.
There are 3,379 active cases of the disease in the Union territory at present, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,52,416, they said.
Meanwhile, Ladakh has reported 19 fresh cases of COVID-19, raising its tally to 28,769, officials said.
All the cases were reported from Leh district, they said.
So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, the officials said.
They said the number of active COVID-19 cases has gone up to 134 in Ladakh — 128 in Leh and six in Kargil.
While 292 samples were tested in Ladakh, 217 sample reports in Leh and 54 in Kargil were found to be negative, they said.
Six people were discharged from hospital in Leh, they said, adding the total number of recoveries stands at 28,407.