Srinagar: At least six more people succumbed to coronavirus in Kashmir Valley on Saturday, taking the number of Covid-19 related fatalities across the Union Territory to 1573.
According to the officials, the victims from the Valley included two each from Srinagar and Baramulla and one each from Budgam and Kupwara districts. In Srinagar, a middle-aged man from Rainawari and a 75-year-old-man from Bemina lost their lives to the deadly infection.
Besides them, a 48-year-old male from Charar-e-Shareef, a 57-year-old woman from Baramulla, a 65-year-old man from Badibera Lolab and a 70-year-old man from Kaitangan Baramulla also succumbed to coronavirus infection at the various hospitals.
With fresh deaths, Srinagar’s district with 391 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (276), Baramulla (157), Budgam (96), Pulwama (84), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (75), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Doda (50), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (36), Udhampur (35), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8).
42 Travelers Among 565 New Cases
Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 565 fresh cases of novel coronavirus including 42 travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in the Union Territory to 102159.
According to the officials, 306 new cases of Covid-19 were detected in Kashmir valley, while 259 more people tested positive for coronavirus in Jammu division.
Giving the district wise details, they said that Srinagar reported 152 cases, Baramulla 45, Budgam 19, Pulwama 8, Kupwara 29, Anantnag 11, Bandipora 8, Ganderbal 25, Kulgam 3, Shopian 6, Jammu 91, Rajouri 15, Udhampur 41, Doda 26, Kathua 20, Poonch 8, Samba 9, Kishtwar 25, Ramban 14 and Reasi 10.
Moreover, they said, 476 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals0— 183 from Jammu Division and 293 from Kashmir Valley. (With GNS inputs)
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