Jammu and Kashmir reported 3832 fresh Covid-19 cases, 47 people succumbed to the virus in last 24 hours, the highest ever number of infections as well as fatalities in a single day, officials said on Saturday.
They said 1231 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 2601 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 179915.
Regarding the deaths, they said, 30 were from Jammu Division and 17 from Kashmir Valley, taking the fatality count to 2330.
Providing the district wise details, the official told GNS that Srinagar reported 1084 cases, Baramulla 309, Budgam 291, Pulwama 70, Kupwara 122, Anantnag 286, Bandipora 77, Ganderbal 94, Kulgam 221, Shopian 47, Jammu 504, Udhampur 141, Rajouri 96, Doda 42, Kathua 120, Samba 137, Kishtwar 15, Poonch 64, Ramban 60 and Reasi 52.
Meanwhile, the government on Saturday extended the corona curfew in four districts, including Srinagar and Jammu, amid continuing surge in the covid-19 cases till May 6.
“The Corona Curfew ending at 7 am on Monday, 3 May 2021 stands extended till 7 am on Thursday, 6 May 2021 in the 4 districts of Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam and Jammu,” government said in a tweet.