7 More Coronavirus Deaths In J&K, Toll 1368

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3 Doctors Among 697 More Test Positive

Srinagar: At least seven more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the number of Covid-19 related fatalities across the Union Territory to 1368.

Among the victims, five belonged to Jammu division and two others to Kashmir Valley—one from Srinagar and other from Baramulla.

Regarding Srinagar, official sources said that the victim was a 66-year-old woman from Peer Bagh, who was admitted to SKIMS Soura October 6 with bilateral community acquired pneumonia.

Last night, they said, a 60-year-old man from Pattan Baramulla died at the tertiary care hospital, eighteen days after he was admitted.

Among others, the deaths from Jammu include a 49-year-old from Bishnah, an 86-year-old from Gandhi Nagar, an 85-year-old man from Reasi, a 64-year-old woman from Doda, they said.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 918 in Valley and 445 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 328 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (236), Baramulla (134), 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).

3 Doctors Among 697 More Test Positive

Forty travelers and three doctors were among 697 new covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total tally in the Union Territory to 86754.

Among the fresh cases, officials said that 312 were reported from Jammu Division and 385 from Kashmir Valley.

Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 155 cases, Budgam 28, Baramulla 40, Pulwama 19, Kupwara 33, Anantnag 45, Bandipora 21, Ganderbal 23, Kulgam 21, Shopian 0, Jammu 121, Rajouri 21, Udhampur 4, Doda 30, Kathua 14, Poonch 44, Samba 19, Kishtwar 31, Ramban 8 and Reasi 20.

Moreover, they said 838 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 381 from Jammu Division and 457 from Kashmir Valley.


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