4 More Corona Deaths In J&K, Toll 1456

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4 Doctors Among 536 New Cases

Srinagar: Four more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, raising the fatality count since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Union Territory to 1456.

Three more Covid-19 related deaths were reported from Jammu division, while a woman lost the battle with the deadly disease in the valley, officials said.

The 58-year-old woman from Bagh-e-Mehtaab, was admitted to a hospital here and diagnosed with bilateral community acquired pneumonia on October 18.

The deaths from Jammu included two from the winter capital of the J&K and one from Kathua, they said.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 968 in Valley and 488 in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 348 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 (31), Udhampur (30), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).

4 Doctors Among 536 New Cases

Meanwhile four doctors and thirty five travelers were among 536 new cases detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in the Union Territory to 93213.

While 337 fresh cases of coronavirus were reported from Kashmir valley, the remaining 199 were detected from the Jammu division, officials said.

Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 131 cases, Budgam 27, Baramulla 73, Pulwama 12, Kupwara 30, Anantnag 13 Bandipora 12, Ganderbal 25, Kulgam 6, Shopian 8, Jamm 118, Rajouri 3, Udhampur 6, Doda 4, Kathua 14, Poonch 5, Samba 12, Kishtwar 18, Ramban 8 and Reasi 11.

Moreover, officials said, 546 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals 213 from Jammu Division and 333 from Kashmir.

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