8 more succumb, toll mounts to 373 in J&K

Eight people — including seven from Kashmir and one from Jammu — died due to COVID-19 since late Thursday evening, taking the death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory of J&K to 373.

With these deaths, 338 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in 57 days, and 358 people in 71 day in J&K, where 450 new positive cases were detected on Thursday, taking the total number of infected persons to 19,869.