Dr Ashiq Rashid Mir, Surveillance Medical Officer, expressed optimism over the recovery rate of positive cases along with less case fatality rate compared to the rest of the states.
Of the fresh cases, 1,251 were reported from the Jammu division and 2,157 from the Kashmir division, officials said.
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State Immunisation Officer Dr Shahid Hussain acknowledged that there was a shortage of vaccines in the valley, but said the Union Territory was hopeful of getting vaccines sooner.
Artist Mudasir Gul, who had painted pro-Palestine graffiti, was among 20 people detained by the police on Saturday in the city's Padshahi Bagh area.
In the video, the ADC Mohammad Ahsan Mir is purportedly seen screaming at and flogging an elderly woman while asking her to go back.
Security forces have sealed vital roads and erected barricades at many places in the city and other district headquarters to stop unnecessary movement of people, officials said.
The order said it has been seen that contradictory and confusing messages are being circulated, which misinforms the public and creates unnecessary and avoidable panic.
Officials said while curfew was in place across the Kashmir valley and in Jammu district, restrictions on the assembly of people were also imposed in many areas of the Jammu division.