12 More Corona Deaths In J&K, Toll 1663

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33 Travelers Among 489 New Cases

Srinagar: Twelve more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the total number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic in the Union Territory to 1663.

While Kashmir Valley reported six more deaths due to the virus on Wednesday, the deadly infection claimed six more lives in Jammu division, officials said.

Among the victims from the Valley, officials said, five were residents of Srinagar, including a 60-year-old woman and a 66-year-old man from Lal Bazaar, a 60-year-old woman from HMT, an 80-year-old from Natipora and a 60-year-old from Mehjoor Nagar. The sixth victim from valley was a 57-year-old woman from Langate in Kupwara district.

Regarding Jammu, they said, three victims were from Udhampur, two from Samba and one from Kathua.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1091and 572 in the Jammu region.Srinagar district with 413 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (292), Baramulla (160), Budgam (99), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (82), Anantnag (77), Doda (53), Bandipora (50), Kulgam (50), Rajouri (49), Udhampur (46), Ganderbal (37), Shopian (37), Kathua (36), Samba (29), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(16), and Reasi (9).

33 Travelers Among 489 New Cases

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir reported on Wednesday 489 fresh cases of novel coronavirus, including thirty-three travelers, taking the total number of people infected by the virus in Union Territory to 107819.

While Kashmir Valley reported 225 new cases of Covid-19, the remaining 264 were confirmed by the officials from Jammu division.

Giving district-wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 85, Baramulla 39, Budgam 33, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 24, Anantnag 5, Bandipora 17, Ganderbal 12, Kulgam 0, Shopian 5, Jammu 126, Rajouri 5, Udhampur 46, Doda 27, Kathua 10, Poonch 3, Samba 12, Kishtwar 22, Ramban 5 and Reasi 8.

Moreover, they said 570 more patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals— 186 from Jammu Division and 384 from Kashmir Valley.

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