Srinagar- At least 13 more people tested positive for Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday while no fresh fatality was reported across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

While Jammu division recorded just a single new case of Covid-19, the remaining 12, officials said, were detected from several districts of the Valley, taking the number of people infected since the onset of pandemic in J&K to 453690.

In the winter capital, officials said, a single fresh case of virus was detected in Kishtwar, while the remaining nine districts of Jammu, Udhampur, Rajouri, Doda, Kathua, Samba, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi registered no new cases of Covid-19.

In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar registered the highest 11 new cases of virus while Kulgam reported one. No new cases of infection were reported from the remaining eight districts, including Baramulla, Budgam, Pulwama, Kupwara, Anantnag, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Shopian.

“Moreover,17 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 14from Jammu Division and 3 from Kashmir Division,” they said.

Also, the officials said that the death toll due to pandemic remained unchanged in J&K at 4750, as no fresh fatality was reported during the last 24 hours.

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