Covid: 563 fresh cases in J&K, 12 in Ladakh
STATE TIMES NEWS
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 563 new Covid cases that pushed the infection tally to 4,73,782 on Sunday, officials said.
Of the new cases, 505 were reported from Kashmir and 58 from Jammu, they said.
The death toll remained unchanged at 4,777.
There are 4,463 active cases, while the overall recoveries stands at 4,64,542, officials added.
Meanwhile, Ladakh has reported 12 fresh cases of coronavirus, taking the COVID-19 tally to 29,062, while 23 patients have been cured, officials said.
All positive cases were in Leh.
So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths were reported from Leh and 60 from Kargil, according to the officials.
The officials said the number of active COVID-19 cases has been come down to 91 in Ladakh – 86 from Leh and five from Kargil. While a total of 179 sample reports were tested in Ladakh, 105 sample reports in Leh and 62 sample tests were found to be negative. All the 23 patients were discharged from Leh. With this, the total number of recoveries stands a 28,744, the officials said.