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82 new Covid cases in JK

Srinagar/Leh, October 16

Jamp;K reported 82 fresh Covid cases on Saturday, taking the UT’s infection tally to 3,30,967. Fifteen of these were from Jammu division and 67 from Kashmir division. They said Srinagar district recorded the highest number of 37 new cases, followed Baramulla with 12.

There are 855 active cases in the UT while the recoveries stands at 3,25,686.

Ladakh saw four fresh cases. Its caseload has reached 20,871 while the active cases dropped to 42 after recovery of six patients. Ladakh has registered 208 Covid-related deaths so far.

According to officials, 3,371 persons were tested for Covid in the twin districts on Saturday and four of them were found positive in Leh. Five patients were discharged from a hospital in Leh and another in Kargil, taking the recoveries in Ladakh to 20,621, they said, adding after the fresh recoveries, active cases dropped to 41 in Leh and one in Kargil. — PTI

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