Nadeem Nadu

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 685 covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours while one person succumbed to the virus during the time, officials said on Thursday.

262 cases were reported from Jammu division and 423 from Kashmir division, taking the overall tally to 462633, they said.

Among the total cases, 170782 are from Jammu division and 291851 from Kashmir, they said..

There wad one death due to the pathogen in the last 24 hours— from Kashmir, they said.

So far 4766 people have succumbed to the virus—2338 in Jammu and 2428 in Kashmir.

Besides, they said, 443 Covid-19 patients recovered during the last 24 hours—231 from Jammu division and 212 from Kashmir Valley. There are now 4316 active cases— 1954 in Jammu and 2362 in Kashmir.

The officials told GNS there was no new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) reported today. So far 51 black fungus cases have been confirmed in J&K, the officials said. They also informed that 11068 doses of covid-19 vaccine were administered during the time in J&K. (GNS)