106 more coronavirus cases in J-K; death toll 165

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday recorded 106 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 55 police personnel and five doctors, taking the total number of infected to 1,289, officials said.

The Union Territory has reported a total of 16 fatalities, including two on Monday.

Among the latest cases are five doctors and 55 police personnel from district police lines Anantnag, they said.

Four of these doctors had treated a COVID-19 positive woman who died of comorbidities on Sunday.

The 29-year-old woman from Habbakadal was suffering from Ludwig’s angina and operated upon at the SMHS hospital here, before testing positive for the novel coronavirus. (AGENCIES)