Elderly Man Dies Of Covid-19 In Jammu

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Srinagar: An elderly man died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, even as 113 fresh cases of Covid-19, including 13 travellers were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

An 85-year-old man from Subhash Nagar area of Jammu died at a hospital in the winter capital taking the fatality count to 1911, officials said Monday.

So far 1199 people died in the Valley while 712 have succumbed to the virus in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 451 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (365), Baramulla (172), Budgam (111), Kupwara (94), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (84), Doda (64), Bandipora (61), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (53), Rajouri (55), Kathua (50), Ganderbal (46), Shopian (39), Samba (39), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi (15).

Meanwhile, J&K reported 113 fresh Covid-19 cases including 13 travellers in the last 24 hours, taking the total case count to 122651, officials said. While 67 cases were reported in Kashmir Valley, the remaining 46 were confirmed by officials in Jammu division.

Giving district wise details, officials said, Srinagar reported 42, Baramulla 1, Budgam 7, Kupwara 5, Pulwama 4, Anantnag 2, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 1, Kulgam 1, Shopian 1, Jammu 35, Udhampur 5, Rajouri 2, Kathua 2, Kishtwar and Poonch one each new case of coronavirus.

Moreover, officials said, 355 more Covid-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 169 from Jammu Division and 186 from Kashmir Valley. (With GNS inputs)

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