Covid-19 Claims 12 More Lives, J&K Toll 532


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532 new covid-19 cases take J&K total past 28000 Mark

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 12 more Covid-19 related deaths since overnight and includes a 25-year-old woman from Sopore who had surgery to deliver the baby recently and a 28-year-old woman from Pulwama who was declared positive for the virus posthumously.

Official sources said that among the deaths two each were reported from Jammu, Srinagar, Kupwara, Bandipora, Baramulla and one each from Ganderbal and Pulwama.

Regarding deaths from Jammu, they said, both were reported at Government Medical College Jammu and includes a 62-year-old man who belonged to Simbal More and a 50-year-old who was resident of Simbal RS Pora.

Regarding the sexagenarian, they said, he was admitted on August 13 and was diagnosed with altered sensorium, a medical condition characterized by the inability to think clearly or concentrate. “While he died on August 13, he was sampled for covid-19 which came out to be positive,” they said.

Regarding the 54-year-old, they said, he was brought dead to the GMC hospital and his sample also returned positive for the virus posthumously.

Regarding the casualties from Baramulla, they said one of them was a 25-year-old who was in ICU at SMHS Hospital here. A resident of Sopore, she was suffering from “PIH and post LSCS Sepsis,” they said, adding, “She was admitted on August 14 and died at 1800 hours today.”

Another fatality from north Kashmir district was a 70-year-old woman from Pattan who also died at SMHS Hospital along with a sexagenarian from Chanapora Srinagar. Another Srinagar resident was a 78-year-old woman, a resident of Shalteng who died at SKIMS Bemina, they said.

“She was a known case of Hypertension and was also suffering from pneumonia with respiratory failure. She had a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest and was managed according To ACLS protocol,” a doctor at the hospital told GNS, adding, “Despite all efforts she could not survive and was declared dead at 1.25 p.m. on August 15”.

Regarding the deaths from Kupwara, sources said, one of them was a 52-year-old woman from West Bengal “A/P 102 BN.BSF Trehgam.”

“She was a kidney failure patient who was referred from Drugmullah army hospital to SMHS on August 13 where from she shifted to CD  hospital,” they said, adding, “She was declared Covid 19 positive after death.”

The other casualty from the frontier northern Kashmir, they said, was a 70-year-old woman from Kralpora who died at hospital in Srinagar, three days after she was admitted and subsequently diagnosed with multiple ailments.

As regards deaths from Bandipora, they said, one of them was a 65-year-old admitted to SKIMS Soura on August 8. A resident of Hajin, she was diagnosed with “hypertension, T2DM with severe covid pneumonia,” they said, adding, “She had a cardiopulmonary arrest 12:45 a.m. today.”

The other fatality from the district was 40-year-old woman from Sari Dangerpora village of Sumbal who was declared positive for covid-19 after her death at a hospital here, they said.

Regarding Ganderbal fatality, official sources said that the 55-year-old woman was from Tengpora area and died at SKIMS Soura, five days after she was admitted to the hospital.  “She was admitted on August 10 and was diagnosed with bilateral pneumonia and respiratory failure,” they said.

Regarding Pulwama fatality, they said, the 28-year-old woman from Marhang area of the south Kashmir district sampled on August 13 and her test returned positive posthumously at CD hospital laboratory today.

With these deaths, officials said, 532 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far—491 from the Valley and 41 from Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 171 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (88), Budgam (38), Anantnag (37), Kulgam (31), Pulwama (36), Kupwara (34), Shopian (24), Jammu (29), Bandipora (20), Ganderbal (12), two each in Rajouri, Doda, Poonch and Udhampur besides one each in Ramban, Samba, and Kathua.

532 new covid-19 cases take J&K total past 28000 Mark

Meanwhile sixty-six travellers were among 532 persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, official sources said on Saturday.

The new cases, 108 from Jammu division and 424 from Kashmir Valley, take the overall tally to past 28000-mark, official sources told GNS.

Among the cases from Valley included 89 CRPF, 22 Defence personnel, three pregnant women and two infants.

Giving district-wise break-up of the cases, they said, Srinagar reported 110, Baramulla 36, Pulwama13, Budgam 40, Anantnag 39, Kulgam 10, Shopian 11, Kupwara 39, Bandipora 81, Ganderbal  45, Jammu 64  Rajouri  2, Kathua 10, Udhampur 4, Ramban 1, Samba 13, Doda 3, Poonch 5, Reasi 5 and Kishtwar 1.

In Kashmir, Srinagar continues to top the list with 6790 cases followed by Baramulla with 2247, Pulwama 2029, Budgam 1754, Kulgam 1698, Shopian 1564, Anantnag 1748, Kupwara 1498, Bandipora 1382 and Ganderbal 894.

In Jammu division, Jammu district has 1907 cases, Rajouri 78-, Ramban 624, Kathua 655, Udhampur 646, Samba 559, Doda 334, Poonch 321, Reasi 270 and Kishtwar 181.

A number of cases were confirmed at CD and SKIMS hospital diagnostic laboratories, they said.

CD cases

The CD cases include female (65) from Kanipora, male (16) from Baskuchan, female (33) from Bonagam, female (28) from Adlash, female (25) from Anantnag, female (32) from Zalangam, eight males (60, 36, 40, 60, 30, 26, 18, 35) from Watnard, male (70) from Lazibal, male (12) from Veeri, male (55) from Auder, male (20) from Lal Chowk Ang, male (38) from Bevora, male (43) from Dialgam, male (32) from Mattan, male (18) from Nai Basti, female (36) from Rajpora, male (27) from Sehpora, female (30) from Pachar, female (30) from Meej Pampore, male (21) from Lethpora, three males (42, 15, 16) from Tulbagh Pampore, female (55) from Pantha Chowk Srg, male (47) from Pinglish, male (1.4) from Nowdal, female (28) from Tral e Bala, two males (23, 29) from Renzipora, female (65) and NA (22) from Dadoora, female (14) from Koil, female (58) from Nownagri, four males (41, 26, 40, 27) from RR Panzgam, female (28) from Marhang, female (23) from Panzgam, female (25) from Murran, male (43) from MIG Colony, Bemina, female (NA) from Jawahar Nagar, two females (30, 23) from Lal Bazar, male (55) from Baramulla, male (NA) from Bemina, male (62) and female (54) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, male (66) from Rawalpora Srg, NA (65) from Eidgah, female (24) from Chadoora, female (60) from Khansahib Budgam, female (66) from Narbal Budgam, male (70) from Zewan Srg, male (50) from Chanapora, male (72) from Shaheed Gunj, male (65) from Karan Nagar, female (70) from Beerwah, female (65) from Mehjoor Nagar, female (50) from Batapora Srg, male (63) from Arizal Budgam, female (64) from Hawal, male (21) from Buchpora, female (56) from Hazratbal Srg, female (40) from Batamaloo, male (21) from Soura Srg, male (NA) from Shalimar Srg, male (39) and two females (06, 29) from Bemina, male (50) from Nowgam, female (30) from Pantha Chowk, three  males (29, 32, 34) from AT – Zangli, male (26) from AT- Drugmulla, male (36) from Distt Kupwara, male (50) from Hajinar, female (75) from Tral Pulwama, female (55) from Dalgate.

SKIMS cases

The Anantnag cases from SKIMS include male (25) from Kp Road, male (22) from Janglat Mandi, male (50) from Shangus Anantnag.

The Srinagar cases include two males (35, 43) from Srinagar, male (49) from Padshah Bagh, male (32) from Shalimar, male (44) from Staff Apron Area Srg Airport, male (58) from Alochibagh, female (66) from Baghi Mehtab, male (56) from SKIMS, male (35) from Lolab Srinagar, female (47) from Baghi Mehtab, male (66) from Nishat, male (58) from Pandrethan, male (34) from Anchar, female (10) from Harwan, male (30) from Awantabhawan, two females (75, 28) and male (40) from Soura, female (50) from Awantbawan, male (75) from Babdam, male (55) from SKIMS, male (55) from Eidgah, male (75) from Baghi Mehtab, female (37) from Chattabal, two females (65, 62) from Soura, female (55) from Shalimar, female (29) from Habak, female (35) from Bemina, female (32) from Soura, female (65) from Gulabagh, two males (22, 78) from SKIMS, two females (38, 40) from Lal Bazar, male (23) from Saidakadal, male (21) from Bemina, female (52) from Lal Bazar, male (75) from Khatidarwaza Srinagar.

The Bandipora cases include two males (23, 18) from Qazipora, male (48) from Sumbal, female (30) from Dangerpora Bandipora.

The Budgam cases include male (26) from Humhama, female (24) from Nasrullapora, male (55) from Bandgam, female (19) from Daharmunna Soibugh, male (46) from Haran, male (42) from Farashigund, male (60) from Pymus, male (30) from Soibugh, female (35) from Shrifabad, male (37) from Chewdara, female (35) from Mulshulla, male (42) from Pethzanigam, male (50) from Lawapora Khag, male (30) from Sonpah, two males (81, 20) and two females (45, 19) from Nagam, male (34) from Wathora Chadoora, male (20) from Magam Budgam, male (30) from Chari Shareef, two males (29, 20) from Hassanabad Budgam.

The Ganderbal cases include male (35) from Kangan Chattergul, male (37) from Guzerbal Ganderbal, male (57) from Serch, male (40) from Saloora, female (30) from Gurd Ganderbal, female (26) from Kajjar, female (26) from Lar, female (26) from Yusmarg, male (65) from Kangan Ganderbal.

The Baramulla cases include male (25) from Pattan, female (65) from Khanpora, female (70) from Rafiabad Baramulla.

The Shopian cases include male (18) from Shopian while Pulwama cases include male (60) from Tral Pulwama and Doda cases include female (30) from Changa Doda.

The BB Cantt cases include thirteen males (49, 43, 26, 30, 47, 25, 37, 30, 38, 34, 46, 33, 25) from BB Cantt Srinagar.

The CRPF cases include thirteen males (46, 50, 29, 30, 29, 39, 39, 39, 34, 51, 35, 33, 40) from 92 Bn Crpf Wadoora Sopore Baramulla, eighteen males (41, 42, 41, 38, 37, 36, 51, 47, 45, 53, 51, 32, 46, 30, 40, 28, 55, 28) from 176 Bn Crpf Waripora Baramulla, five males (58, 58, 49, 37, 31) from 16 Bn Crpf Ganderbal, four males (36, 33, 25, 33) from 132 Bn Crpf Sanat Nagar Srinagar, twenty males (57, 50, 48, 40, 35, 38, 39, 38, 41, 41, 37, 40, 37, 27, 24, 25, 28, 44, 44, 28) from G/218 Bn Crpf Rawalpora Srinagar, male (39) from 132 Bn Crpf Sanat Nagar Srinagar, two males (36, 38) from GC Crpf Ram Bagh Srinagar, three males (34, 43, 25) from 49 Bn Crpf Karan Nagar Srinagar, four males (43, 24, 35, 32) from SDG Office Sonwar Srinagar, male (51) from 29 Bn Crpf Pantha Chowk Srinagar, five males (50, 43, 38, 22, 56) from 28 Bn Crpf Bemina Srinagar, twelve males (48, 50, 45, 40, 38, 40, 30, 29, 27, 27, 27, 32) from 68/44 Bn Crpf Zainkot Srinagar, male (32) from IGP Office Nishat Srinagar.

Meanwhile, 734 more covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals, they said. Among them, 130 were from Jammu division and 604 from the Valley, they said. (GNS)




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