Non-Local Among 4 More Die Of Covid-19


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Srinagar: Four people, including a non-local died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, even as the Union Territory reported 234 fresh cases of Covid-19, including 3 paramilitary men, six travellers and two minors during the last 24 hours.

Two people lost the battle with the deadly infection in Jammu division while two others died of virus in Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, officials said. Among the two victims to die in Valley, officials said, included a a 63-year-old man from Rawalpora and a 40-year-old man from Gujarat, presently residing at Bemina here.

Two other victims were from Jammu and include one each from Doda and Reasi districts respectively.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in J&K reached 1879—1185 in the Valley and 694 in the Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 449 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (354), Baramulla (171), Budgam (108), Kupwara (91), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (83), Doda (63), Bandipora (60), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (53), Rajouri (54), Kathua (48), Ganderbal (43), Shopian (38), Samba (38), Poonch (23), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(21), and Reasi (15).

Meanwhile, six travelers, three paramilitary CRPF and BSF personnel besides two minors were among 234 fresh cases of virus reported in J&K in the last 24 hours, taking the total case tally to 120527.

Among them, 103 are from Jammu Division and 131 from Kashmir Valley, officials said.

Giving district-wise details, Srinagar reported 69, Baramulla 6, Budgam 15, Kupwara 4, Pulwama 21, Anantnag 5, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 3, Kulgam 1, Shopian 4, Jammu 65, Udhampur 5, Rajouri 5, Doda 3, Kathua 11, Samba 3, Poonch 3, Ramban 7 and Reasi 1 new case of Covid-19.

Moreover, they said, 299 more patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals 159 from Jammu Division and 140 from Kashmir. (With GNS inputs)

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