Srinagar: At least seven people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the number of fatalities due to the virus in the Union Territory to1315.
Among the victims, three belonged to Srinagar district, two to Jammu and one each to Baramulla and Rajouri.
Among others who died include a 70-year-old from Vinay Nagar Jammu, a 65-yerar-old from Kani Kadal, an elderly from Zakura Srinagar, an 87-year-old man from Gojwara Srinagar and a 65-year-old woman from Boniyar Baramulla.
3 Minors, Doctor Among 635 New Cases
Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 635 new cases of coronavirus, including nineteen travelers, six security personnel, three minors and a doctor, taking the total number of people infected across the Union Territory to 83064.
Among the fresh cases, officials said that 235 were from Jammu division and 400 from Kashmir Valley.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 173 cases, Budgam 50, Baramulla 36, Pulwama 20, Kupwara 44, Anantnag 22, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 35, Kulgam 5, Shopian 4, Jammu 109, Rajouri 29, Udhampur 12, Doda 5, Kathua 15, Poonch 14, Samba 15, Ramban 2, Kishtwar 29 and Reasi 5.
Moreover, they said, 976 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 509 from Jammu Division and 467 from Kashmir Valley.
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