J&K Reports 7 More Covid-19 Deaths, Toll 1361

Funeral Prayers of Covid-19 deceased person- KO File Photo: Abid Bhat

32 Travelers Among 648 New Cases

Srinagar: At least seven more people died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, taking the number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 1361.

In Valley, five more people lost lives to the deadly infection, while two others succumbed to the virus in Jammu division, officials said. Among the victims in Valley, they said included an 85-year-old man from Sopore, a 70-year-old man from Rajouri Kadal Srinagar, a 73-year-old man from Lal Bazar, a 70-year-old man from Tral Pulwama and a 74-year-old from Deedarpora Kupwara who died at SMHS hospital, a day after he was admitted with bilateral community acquired pneumonia.

The two other deaths were reported from the J&K’s winter capital—a 62-year-old woman from Bakshi Nagar and a 75-year-old woman from Badyal Brahmana.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 916 in Valley and 445 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 327 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (232), Baramulla (132), Budgam (90), Pulwama (76), Kupwara (72), 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).

32 Travelers Among 648 New Cases

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir reported on Thursday 648 fresh cases of coronavirus, including thirty-two travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus across the Union Territory to 86057.

While Kashmir valley reported 380 new cases of Covid-19, the remaining 268 were confirmed by the officials from the Jammu division.

Giving district wise details, officials said Srinagar reported 182 cases, Budgam 39, Baramulla 32, Pulwama 35, Kupwara 19, Anantnag 17, Bandipora 22, Ganderbal 29, Kulgam 4, Shopian 1, Jammu 120, Rajouri 17, Udhampur 10, Doda 21, Kathua 15, Poonch 23, Samba 11, Kishtwar 41, Ramban 6 and Reasi 4.

Moreover, officials said, 1323 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—334 from Jammu Division and 989 from Kashmir Valley.


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