8 More Fall Victim to Covid-19, J&K Toll 1480

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4 Minors Among 455 New Covid-19 Cases

Srinagar: A 30-year-old man was among eight more persons who succumbed to covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Saturday.

Among the victims, they said, six were residents of Kashmir Valley and two from Jammu.

Regarding the deaths from Valley, they said, four were residents of Srinagar, and one each belonged to Ganderbal and Pulwama.

A 67-year-old man from Lalbazar Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura, six days after he was admitted there, they said.

A 70-year-old man from Batamaloo Srinagar died at SKIMS Bemina, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 hospitals in the Valley, they said. The septuagenarian was admitted there on October 24, they added.

A 30-year-old man from Safapora Srinagar, they said, died at SKIMS Soura, 17 days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

A 45-year-old man from New Theed Harwan Srinagar also died at the SKIMS Soura hospital, a week after he was admitted, the officials said.

Also, a 50-year-old man from Kreshbal Noorbagh Srinagar died a day after he was admitted at the same hospital while another victim from Valley was from Pulwama, they added.

Regarding the deaths from Jammu region, they said, the victims were residents of the J&K’s winter capital.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 1480 in J&K—984 in Valley and 496 in the Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 356 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (255), Baramulla (145), Budgam (94), Pulwama (81), Kupwara (73), Anantnag (74), Rajouri (47), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(46), Doda (46), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (33), Udhampur (32), Kathua (31), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).

4 Minors Among 455 New Covid-19 Cases

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir reported 455 new covid-19 cases in last 24 hours, taking the total tally to 94785, officials said on Saturday.

They said that Srinagar reported 124 cases, Budgam 21, Baramulla 60, Pulwama 8, Kupwara 41, Anantnag 10, Bandipora 9, Ganderbal 16, Kulgam 3, Shopian 2, Jammu 110, Rajouri 7, Udhampur 7, Doda 1, Kathua 8, Poonch 6, Samba 6, Kishtwar 6, Ramban 6 and Reasi 4.

Four minors were among infected and were confirmed among others at CD and SKIMS diagnostic laboratories, they said.

Moreover, officials said 864 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals 287 from Jammu Division and 577 from Kashmir Valley. (with GNS inputs)

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