Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded its biggest single-day spike of 3,532 Covid-19 cases, elevating its tally to 1,76,079, officials mentioned.
The Union Territory additionally recorded the highest fatality toll at 30 in a 24-hour-period. The death toll has now mounted to 2,283.
Of the contemporary instances reported on Friday, 1,172 had been recorded from the Jammu division and 2,360 from the Kashmir division of the Union Territory, the officials mentioned.
They mentioned Srinagar district recorded the highest of 932 cases, followed by 495 in Jammu district and 316 in Baramulla district.
The number of active cases has reached 28,359 within the union territory, whereas 1,45,441 patients have recovered thus far, the officials mentioned.
Whereas 11 districts of Jammu and Kashmir had been placed under 84-hour lockdown from 7 pm on Thursday, seven other districts came under similar restrictions from 7 pm on Friday as a measure to forestall the spread of the infection.