Biggest single-day spike of 162 COVID-19 cases in J-K; tally touches 1,921

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed the biggest single-day spike in COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 162 people testing positive for the disease, raising the tally to 1,921, officials said.

The union territory also reported two fresh coronavirus-related deaths, they said.

“A total of 162 new positive cases of coronavirus were detected in the union territory on Wednesday. This is the biggest single-day increase in positive cases,” the officials said.

While 38 of these cases are from Jammu, 124 are from Kashmir, they said. (AGENCIES)