J&K Reports 4 More Corona Deaths, 127 Fresh Cases

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Srinagar: Four more people succumbed to the covid-19 during the last 24 in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the fatality count due to the pestilence to 1907 in J&K, officials said on Friday.

They said that two among the victims belonged to Kashmir Valley—a 70-year-old male from Chadoora Budgam and a 70-year-old man from Watrina Bandipora—and as many others to Jammu—a 75-year-old man from Upper Shiv Nagar of winter capital of J&K and a 53-year-old from Agri area of Rajouri district.

With these deaths, the total fatality count reached 1196 in the Valley while 707 have succumbed to the virus in Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 451 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (363), Baramulla (172), Budgam (111), Kupwara (93), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (84), Doda (64), Bandipora (60), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (53), Rajouri (55), Kathua (49), Ganderbal (41), Shopian (39), Samba (39), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi (15).

COVID-19: 127 Fresh Cases in 24 Hrs

Meanwhile Jammu and Kashmir’s COVID-19 caseload climbed to 1,22,303 on Friday with 127 fresh infections while the death toll mounted to 1,907 as four more people succumbed to the disease, officials said.

Of the fresh cases, 85 were from the Jammu division and 42 from the Kashmir division of the union territory, they said.

Jammu district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 48, followed by 22 in Srinagar and 10 in Samba, the officials said.

While four districts — Anantnag, Kulgam, Kishtwar and Shopian — did not report any fresh cases, 13 other districts recorded fresh cases in single digits.

The number of active cases in the union territory stands at 2,241. So far, 1,18,155 patients have recovered, the officials said.

Of the four deaths recorded in the union territory on Friday, two each were from the Jammu division and the Kashmir Valley, they said. (With GNS Inputs)

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