Coronavirus Claims 11 More Lives, J&K Toll 1335

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Doctor, 9 Security Men Among 398 New Cases

Srinagar: At least eleven more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the number of fatalities in the Union Territory since the outbreak of pandemic to 1335.

Kashmir valley reported six more fatalities due to Covid-19, while five more people succumbed to the virus in Jammu division. With six more deaths, the toll in the Valley due to the virus crossed 900 mark.

Among the victims from Valley included a 65-year-old man from CS Pora Anantnag, a 45-year-old from Rainawari Srinagar, a 60-year-old man from Balgarden Srinagar, a 56-year-old man from Illahibagh Srinagar, a 70-year-old man from Gurez Bandipora and an 83-year-old woman from Tahab Pulwama.

While deaths count has reached 901 in Valley, five casualties in Jammu division took the count to 434.

Srinagar district with 319 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (225), Baramulla (130), Budgam (89), Pulwama (75), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (70), Kulgam (43), Bandipora(42), Rajouri (43), Doda (40), Shopian (32), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (29), Samba (24), Udhampur (23), Poonch (22), Ramban (11), Kishtwar(11) and Reasi (6).

Doctor, 9 Security Men Among 398 New Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Monday 398 fresh cases of coronavirus, including nine security personnel besides a doctor and a minor, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in the Union Territory to 84031.

Among the cases, 159 were reported from Jammu division and 239 from Kashmir Valley even as two districts— Kishtwar and Reasi reported no new fresh infection.

Giving district wise details, official sources said that Srinagar reported 106 cases, Budgam 38, Baramulla 21, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 21, Anantnag 10, Bandipora 10, Ganderbal 13, Kulgam 1, Shopian 7, Jammu 113, Rajouri 7, Udhampur 7, Doda 1, Kathua 7, Poonch 12, Samba 11, Kishtwar 0, Ramban 1 and Reasi 0. The total tally of cases has risen to 84031—50382 in Valley and 33649 in Jammu division.

Moreover, 861 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals in J&K—326 from Valley and 535 from Jammu.


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