Corona Claims 7 more Lives In J&K, Toll 1598

Funeral Prayers of Covid-19 deceased person | KO File Photo: Abid Bhat

Newborn Among 390 More Test Positive

Srinagar: Seven more people succumbed to coronavirus infection in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 1598.

Officials said Monday that four people from Kashmir Valley lost the battle with the deadly infection, while three others succumbed to Covid-19 in Jammu division. Three among the victims from Valley were residents of Srinagar and one from south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

With these deaths, the total count in the Valley has reached region has reached 1060 and 538 in the Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 399 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (283), Baramulla (157), Budgam (97), Pulwama (85), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (75), Doda (50), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(48), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (37), Udhampur (35), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8).

Newborn Among 390 More Test Positive

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Monday 390 new cases of coronavirus, including a 15-day-old baby and thirty eight travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in Union Territory to 103009.

While Kashmir valley reported 240 new cases, the remaining 150 were confirmed by the officials from the Jammu division.

Giving district wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 112 cases, Baramulla 58, Budgam 20, Pulwama 8, Kupwara 11, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 13, Kulgam 3, Shopian 0, Jammu 97, Rajouri 2, Udhampur 17, Doda 3, Kathua 5, Poonch 1, Samba 10, Kishtwar 5, Ramban 8 and Reasi 2.

Moreover, they said, 482 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 152 from Jammu Division and 330 from Kashmir Valley.

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