J&K Reports 5 More Corona Deaths, Toll 1472

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Srinagar: Five more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 1472.

Among the victims, officials said three belonged to Kashmir valley, while two others were residents of Jammu division.

The victims from Valley, officials said included a 55-year-old woman from Chogul Handwara, a 50-year-old man from Noorbagh here and a 60-year-old man from Krankshivan Colony Sopore.

Two of those who died in Jammu include a 66-year-old man from R S Pora and a resident from Doda.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 978 in Valley and 494 in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 352 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (253), Baramulla (145), Budgam (94), Pulwama (80), Kupwara (73), Anantnag (74), Rajouri (47), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(46), Doda (46), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (32), Udhampur (32), Kathua (31), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).

7 Soldiers, 28 Travelers Among 566 New Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Friday 566 new cases of coronavirus, including 28 travelers, two cops and seven soldiers, taking the total number of infected people in the Union Territory to 94330.

Among the cases, officials said Srinagar reported 141 cases, Budgam 26, Baramulla 66, Pulwama 20, Kupwara 25, Anantnag 12, Bandipora 14, Ganderbal 28, Kulgam 3, Shopian 12, Jammu 109, Rajouri 5, Udhampur 30,Doda 14, Kathua 14, Poonch 8, Samba 6, Kishtwar 19, Ramban 7 and Reasi 7.

Moreover, officials said 654 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals 277 from Jammu Division and 377 from Kashmir Division.

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