J&K Reports 6 More Corona Deaths, Toll 1551

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5 Security Men, Doctor Among 492 New Cases

Srinagar: At least six more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the number of Covid-19 related fatalities across the Union Territory to 1551.

In Kashmir, five more people lost their lives to Covid-19 on Tuesday while in Jammu division a 60-year-old woman from Bhagwati Nagar succumbed to the deadly infection, officials said.

In Valley, two among the victims were residents of Srinagar and one each from Baramulla, Pulwama and Bandipora districts.

Srinagar district with 383 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (271), Baramulla (151), Budgam (94), Pulwama (84), Kupwara (75), Anantnag (76), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Doda (48), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (35), Udhampur (32), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(15), and Reasi (8).

5 Security Men, Doctor Among 492 New Cases

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 492 fresh cases of novel coronavirus, including a doctor and a minor besides 5 security personnel, taking the total number of people infected by the virus across the Union Territory to 99844.

While 286 new cases were detected from Kashmir Valley, the remaining 206 were confirmed by officials from the Jammu division.

Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 131 cases, Baramulla 28, Budgam 38, Pulwama 9, Kupwara 14, Anantnag 18, Bandipora 10, Ganderbal 36, Kulgam 1, Shopian 1, Jammu 93, Rajouri 5, Udhampur 24, Doda 12, Kathua 14, Poonch 5, Samba 11, Kishtwar 28, Ramban 8 and Reasi 6Moreover, they said, 635 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 200 from Jammu Division and 435 from Kashmir Valley.

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