7 More Coronavirus Deaths In J&K, Toll 1452

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452 More Test Positive Including Doctor

Srinagar: Seven more people died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the overall fatality count since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union territory to 1452.

Four more people succumbed to Covid-19 in Jammu division, while three fatalities due to the deadly infection were reported from Kashmir Valley, officials said Tuesday.

Among the four victims from Jammu division, officials said two were residents of Jammu district while one each from Udhampur and Reasi. The three victims from Valley hailed from Srinagar, Kupwara and Bandipora districts.

A 63-year-old man from Rainwari here died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients, officials said. The sexagenarian, they said was admitted on October 19 and died late last night.

The victim from Kupwara was a 75-year-old man from Deedikoot area while the third casualty from the Valley was a 65-year-old man from Muslimabad area of Bandipora.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 967 in Valley and 485 in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 347 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (251), Baramulla (143), Budgam (92), Pulwama (80), Kupwara (72), Anantnag (74), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(46), Rajouri (46), Doda (45), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (32), Kathua (30), Udhampur (30), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).

452 More Test Positive Including Doctor

Meanwhile two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel and a doctor were among 452 new Covid-19 cases detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the total number of people infected by the virus to 92677.

Officials said Tuesday that Kashmir valley reported 258 fresh cases of coronavirus, while remaining 194 were detected from Jammu division

Giving district wise breakup of the cases, officials said, Srinagar reported 118, Budgam 22, Baramulla 47, Pulwama 24, Kupwara 9, Anantnag 6, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 18, Kulgam 0, Shopian 1, Jammu 109, Rajouri 7, Udhampur 6, Doda 9, Kathua 9, Poonch 7, Samba 8, Kishtwar 17, Ramban 4 and Reasi 18.

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