12 More Covid-19 Deaths In J&K, 351 New Cases

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Srinagar: At least twelve more people died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, taking the number of virus related fatalities in the Union Territory to 1641.

According to the officials, seven more people succumbed to Covid-19 in Jammu division on Monday, while five more deaths due to the infection were reported from Kashmir valley.
Among the five victims, two were residents of Srinagar’s Eidgah and Dalgate areas, while three others, including a woman, were natives of Charar-e-Sharief , Kulgam and Kupwara.

Regarding the victims from Jammu division, officials said, three were from Udhampur, two each from the winter capital of J&K and Samba district.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1079 and 562 in the Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 405 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (291), Baramulla (159), Budgam (99), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (81), Anantnag (77), Doda (52), Bandipora(50), Rajouri (49), Kulgam (49), Udhampur (42), Ganderbal (37), Shopian (36), Kathua (35), Samba (26), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (9).

351 New Cases Include 25 Travelers

Jammu and Kashmir reported on Monday 351 fresh cases of novel coronavirus, including 25 travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus across the Union Territory to 106899.

While Kashmir Valley reported 166 new cases of Covid-19, the remaining 185 were detected in the winter capital of Jammu, officials said.

Giving a district-wise break-up, officials said, Srinagar reported 79, Baramulla 16, Budgam 23, Pulwama 10, Kupwara 17,Anantnag 4, Bandipora 4, Ganderbal 6, Kulgam 3, Shopian 4, Jammu 87, Rajouri 3, Udhampur 20, Doda 23, Kathua 4, Poonch 2, Samba 6, Kishtwar 15, Ramban 10 and Reasi 4.

Moreover, the officials said that 608 more patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals including 214 from Jammu division and 394 from Kashmir Valley.


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