Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], August 2 (ANI): The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday reported 444 new COVID-19 cases and eight deaths in the Union Territory in the last 24 hours, the health department said.

With this, the total confirmed cases have gone up to 21,416. This includes 13,127 recoveries and 396 deaths in the Union Territory.

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"444 COVID-19 cases and 8 deaths reported in Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours. With this, total cases have risen to 21,416 including 13,127 recoveries and 396 deaths," the Administration said.

Across the country, the total number of confirmed cases currently is 17,50,723, while 5,67,730 remain active. As many as 11,45,629 patients have been recovered with 37,364 succumbing to the pandemic. (ANI)

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