10 More Covid-19 Deaths In J&K Take Toll To 1391

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427 More People Test Positive

Srinagar: At least ten more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 1391.

While Kashmir valley reported seven more Covid-19 deaths, three others victims hailed from various parts of Jammu division, officials said. Among the seven victims in Valley, two were residents of Kulgam and one each from Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Bandipora and Shopian districts.

Among others, they said, the victims include a 77-year-old woman from Bandipora, who died thirteen days after being admitted to the SKIMS Soura hospital; and a 70-year-old man from Pampore Pulwama who died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients, three days after he was admitted there.

Regarding deaths from Jammu, they said, one each was reported from Udhampur, Samba and Ramban.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 931 in Valley and 460 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 333 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (237), Baramulla (135), Budgam (90), Pulwama (78), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (71), Kulgam (45), Bandipora(43), Rajouri (45), Doda (42), Shopian (34), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (30), Udhampur (26), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (12), and Reasi (7).

427 More People Test Positive

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Monday 427 fresh cases of coronavirus, including twenty one travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus across the Union Territory to 88369.

While 169 new cases of Covid-19 were reported from Jammu division, the officials said that in Kashmir 258 more people were detected positive for virus.

Giving district wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 112 cases, Budgam 16, Baramulla 38, Pulwama 19, Kupwara 18, Anantnag 26, Bandipora 19, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 2, Shopian 4, Jammu 116, Rajouri 2, Udhampur 11, Doda 0, Kathua 5, Poonch 9, Samba 12, Kishtwar 7, Ramban 4 and Reasi 3.

Moreover, they said, 781 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 417 from Jammu Division and 364 from Kashmir Valley.


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