Eight more people died due to COVID-19 since late Monday evening, taking the total death toll due to the infection in the Union Territory of J&K to 329 on Tuesday.

With these deaths, 294 people have lost their lives due to COVID-19 in 54 days, and 314 people in 68 day in J&K, where 470 new positive cases were detected on Monday, taking the total number of infected persons to 18390.