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Covid Update: 471 new COVID cases and 5 deaths in J&K
State News

Covid Update: 471 new COVID cases and 5 deaths in J&K

Jammu: J&K on Sunday recorded 471 new cases of coronavirus, taking the tally to 1,09,854, while the death number has reached 1,685 with five more as of today, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 260 were detected from the Jammu division and 211 were detected from the Kashmir division, they said. The officials said Jammu district has recorded the highest of 122 cases, while Srinagar has recorded only 86. There are 5,087 active cases as of now in the UT of Jammu Kashmir, while 1,03,082 patients have recovered, they said. Five COVID-19 deaths were reported in the UT in the last 24 hours — three of them were from Jammu and two were from Kashmir region.
We are working on delivering Covid-19 vaccines with our partners: UNICEF
Health, International

We are working on delivering Covid-19 vaccines with our partners: UNICEF

New York: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is working with more than 350 partners, including major airlines, shipping lines and logistics associations from around the world, to deliver Covid-19 vaccines to over 92 countries, as soon as doses become available, the agency said on Monday. Etleva Kadilli, director of UNICEF Supply Division, highlighted the importance of the partnership to ensure capacity for the massive undertaking, the Xinhua news agency reported.“As work continues to develop Covid-19 vaccines, UNICEF is stepping up efforts with airlines, freight operators, shipping lines and other logistics associations to deliver life-saving vaccines as quickly and safely as possible,” she said.“This invaluable collaboration will go a long way to ensure that enough transport capacity ...