Srinagar, June 17: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 656 new COVID019 cases even as nine people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said.
According to government data, among fresh cases 190 were reported from Jammu and 466 from Kashmir, taking the total infection count to 310017.
Regarding nine COVID-19 deaths, they said, five were from Jammu and four from Kashmir, taking the total fatality count to 4226.
Meanwhile, 1426 more COVID-19 patients have recovered—506 from Jammu and 920 from Kashmir.
Giving the district-wide details, the said that Srinagar reported 112 cases, Baramulla 42, Budgam 94, Pulwama 54, Kupwara 45, Anantnag 53, Bandipora 17, Ganderbal 25, Kulgam 18, Shopian 6, Jammu 33, Udhampur 6, Rajouri 26, Doda 41, Kathua 16, Samba 9, Kishtwar 9, Poonch 4, Ramban 26 and Reasi 16.
Meanwhile, a new confirmed case of mucormycosis (black fungus) has been reported today, bringing the cumulative number of confirmed cases to 22 in J&K, they said.