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5,394 fresh Covid cases, eight deaths in JK

Srinagar, January 24

Jamp;K on Monday recorded 5,394 fresh Covid cases taking the infected number of persons to 4,02,596 while eight deaths due to the virus were reported in the past 24 hours, officials said.

Out of the fresh cases, 2,045 were from the Jammu division and 3,349 from the Kashmir division. Jammu district recorded the highest of 1,204 cases followed by 963 cases in Srinagar district. There are 44,609 active cases while the number of recovered patients has reached 3,53,374. The death toll stands at 4,613.

Ladakh saw 159 fresh Covid cases, which took the tally to 24,655, while the active cases are 1,255. The UT has recorded 222 Covid-related deaths since the outbreak of the pandemic. No death was reported in Ladakh on Sunday. As many as 179 patients have recovered and been discharged from hospitals in Ladakh. —

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