11 More Coronavirus Deaths In J&K, Toll 1354

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701 New Cases Include 33 Travelers

Srinagar: At least eleven more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the number of Covid-19 fatalities in the Union Territory to 1354.

While Jammu division reported six more Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, five others became victims of the deadly infection in the Kashmir Valley.

Four among the victims from the Valley were Srinagar residents while another hailed from Shopian district of south Kashmir, officials said.

They said that a 65-year-old woman who was diagnosed with bilateral Community Acquired Pneumonia died six days after being admitted to the hospital.

A 65-year-old man from Safa Kadal Srinagar died 11 days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura , officials said. Also, they said two more men—a 70-year-old and a 73-year-old from Lal Bazar died at the tertiary care hospital.

Regarding the 70-year-old man, they said, he was admitted on October 10 while the 73-year-old was admitted on October 8.

Regarding the deaths from Jammu, they said, three among the victims belonged to the winter capital of the J&K, two from Udhampur and one from Rajouri.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 911 in Valley and 443 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 325 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (230), Baramulla (132), Budgam (90), Pulwama (75), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (70), Kulgam (43), Bandipora(42), Rajouri (45), Doda (40), Shopian (33), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (29), Udhampur (25), Samba (24), Poonch (22), Ramban (11), Kishtwar(11) and Reasi (6).

701 New Cases Include 33 Travelers

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir reported on Wednesday 701 new cases of coronavirus, including 33 travelers, taking the number of people infected by the virus across the Union Territory to 85409.

While 437 fresh cases were reported from Kashmir valley, 264 others were confirmed by officials from the Jammu division

Officials said that Srinagar reported 163 cases, Budgam 43, Baramulla 70, Pulwama 26, Kupwara 23, Anantnag 28, Bandipora 32, Ganderbal 35, Kulgam 8 and Shopian.

Jammu reported 28 cases, Rajouri 22, Udhampur 21, Doda 11, Kathua 9, Poonch 18, Samba 13, Kishtwar 28, Ramban 9 and Reasi 5.

Moreover, they said, 816 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 401 from Jammu Division and 415 from Kashmir Valley.

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