Srinagar, March 19
J&K on Friday recorded 152 new Covid cases, taking the tally to 1,28,249. One death has been reported in the past 24 hours, officials said.
Out of the fresh cases, 31 were from the Jammu division and 121 from Kashmir of the Union Territory, they said.
Srinagar district recorded the highest of 69 cases, including 32 travellers, followed by 20 in Jammu district and 15 each in Baramulla and Budgam districts.
There were 50 travellers who had tested positive in the past 24 hours. While five districts did not report any fresh cases, 11 other districts had cases in single digits.
The active cases are 1,152 in the UT while 1,25,118 patients have recovered so far, the officials said. The death toll in the Union Territory due to the pandemic is 1,979 as one fresh death was reported from the Jammu division in the Union Territory in the past 24 hours, they added. — PTI