6 More Corona Deaths Push J&K Toll Past 1600 Mark

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5 Soldiers Among 572 New Cases

Srinagar: At least six more people died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the total number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory past 1600 mark.

In Kashmir valley three people lost the battle with the deadly infection while three others succumbed to virus in Jammu division, taking the total fatality count to 1604, officials said. The three victims from the Valley, they said, included a 75-year-old woman from Noorbagh Baramulla, a 70-year-old from KokernagAnantnag and a 62-year-old woman from SumblarBandipora.

Regarding the deaths from Jammu division, they said, the one victim each belonged to Udhampur, Kathuaand Samba.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1063 and 541 in the Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 399 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (283), Baramulla (158), Budgam (97), Pulwama (85), Kupwara (78), Anantnag (76), Doda(50), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(49), Shopian (36), Ganderbal (37), Udhampur (36), Kathua(34), Samba (26), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (8).

5 Soldiers Among 572 New Cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Tuesday 572 new cases of coronavirus, including five soldiers and thirty-two travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in the Union Territory to 103581.

Among the fresh cases, 191 were confirmed from Jammu and 381 from Kashmir Valley, officials said.

They said Srinagar reported 147, Baramulla 35, Budgam 25, Pulwama 17, Kupwara 106, Anantnag 6,

Bandipora 10, Ganderbal 30, Kulgam 4, Shopian 1, Jammu 95, Rajouri 6, Udhampur 28, Doda 15, Kathua12, Poonch 3, Samba 10, Kishtwar 13, Ramban 1 and Reasi 8.

Moreover, they said, 568 more patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospital— 216 from Jammu Division and 352 from Kashmir Valley.

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