Jammu and Kashmir reported 656 new covid-19 cases while nine people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Thursday.
They said that among the fresh cases, 190 were reported from Jammu Division and 466 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total case tally to 310017.
Regarding nine COVID-19 deaths, they said, five were from Jammu Division and four from Kashmir, taking the total toll to 4226.
Giving the district-wide details, the official told GNS 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.
Several fresh covid-19 cases were confirmed at diagnostic laboratories of CD hospital here and GMC Anantnag.