Srinagar: Fourty-four travellers were among eighty-seven fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir and three persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
Among the 87 cases, 11 are from Jammu Division and 76 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total case tally to 125634.
Providing district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 48 cases, Baramulla 6, Budgam 10, Pulwama 6, Kupwara 0, Anantnag 1, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 0, Kulgam 0, Shopian 2, Jammu 11, Udhampur 0, Rajouri 0, Doda 0, Kathua 0, Samba 0, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 0, Ramban 0 and Reasi 0.
Also, there were three fresh deaths in the Valley due to the virus during the last 24 hours, taking the number of deaths due to the virus to 1954 — 725 in Jammu and 1229 in Valley.
Moreover, 53 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals, 19 from Jammu Division and 34 from Kashmir valley.
So far 122992 people have recovered — 50931 in Jammu and 72061 in the valley.
Meanwhile, senior doctor Naveed Nazir Shah warned against second wave, saying indications in this regard have started to come.
“Beware and cautious Indications of second wave beginning to come.. Maharashtra/Kerala starting to heat up again TAKE VACCINE whosoever get an opportunity and TAKE PRECAUTIONS…” he said in a tweet.
Beware and cautious … Indications of second wave beginning to come.. Maharashtra/Kerala starting to heat up again … TAKE VACCINE whosoever get an opportunity and TAKE PRECAUTIONS…— Dr Naveed Shah (@naveednazirshah) February 18, 2021