An alarming Covid-19 spread continued in J&K on Monday as 1,516 new cases came to light during last 24 hours and the number of active cases crossed the 12,000 mark.

Officials said of the new cases, 768 were from the Jammu division and 748 the from Kashmir division while 813 patients were discharged from different hospitals after recovery.

Six patients more succumbed, taking taking the number of people killed by coronavirus in J&K to 2063.

So far, 148,208 people have been infected with coronavirus in J&K out of which 133,981 have recovered.

The number of active cases has risen to 12,164 out of which 4,813 are from the Jammu division and 7,351 are from the Kashmir division.

–IANS

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