Srinagar, June 22 : The daily Covid infections in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday witnessed a sharp surge with authorities reporting 40 fresh cases while one person lost life due to this virus.
As per health data the tally went up to 454585 after 40 more people tested positive for the virus, while the death toll rose to 4755.
As per data 16 cases were reported from Jammu, eleven frim Srinagar, four from Kulgam, three each from Samba and Budgam, two from Udhampur and one from Kathua districts respectively. Among the total cases, 166695 are from Jammu division and 287890 in Kashmir.
There was also one death, from Jammu, due to the pathogen reported in the last 24 hours, they said. So far 4755 persons have succumbed to the virus—2330 in Jammu and 2425 in Kashmir.