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J&K records 531 new Covid cases, Ladakh 17



Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir continued to see a substantial rise in COVID-19 cases with 531 more infections being reported on Friday, raising the tally to 4,58,987, officials said.
Of the new cases, 288 were reported from the Jammu division and 243 from the Kashmir valley, they said. The death toll due to the pandemic stood at 4,761, and no fresh fatality was reported from the union territory in the past 24 hours, the officials said.
There are 2,411 active cases, while the number of recoveries has reached 4,51,815, they said. Meanwhile, Ladakh reported 17 fresh coronavirus cases during the past 24 hours, raising its tally to 28,709, officials said.
All the positive cases were recorded in Leh district, they said.
So far, 228 people have succumbed to COVID-19 in Ladakh. Of these, 168 deaths have been reported in Leh and 60 in Kargil, the officials said.
They said the number of active COVID-19 cases has gone up to 107 in the union territory.
Fourteen more people were discharged from a hospital in Leh after being cured of the disease, the officials said, adding the total number of recoveries stands at 28,374.

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