Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 256 covid-19 infections, taking the number of cases to 8931 in J&K.
The new cases— 74 from Jammu division and 182 from Kashmir Valley—include at least 29 paramilitary CRPF and SSB men besides eight men from Beacon (109 RCC Kupwara) and minor whose tests returned positive at SKIMS lab.
Four more deaths related to COVID-19 were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the number of total deaths due to the pandemic to 143 in the Union Territory.
Official told the news agency—KNO that four deaths include a 60-year-old woman from Kunzar, Baramulla, a 78-year-old lady from Khrew, Pulwama and 65-year-old woman from Noor Bagh, Srinagar and 62-year-old male from Batpora, Anantnag.
Meanwhile, 81 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—22 from Jammu and 59 from Kashmir.
With inputs from GNS and KNO