Srinagar: A middle-aged woman died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday even as the Union Territory reported 117 fresh cases of Covid-19, including a paramilitary personal and ten travellers during the last 24 hours.
The 55-year-old woman hailed from Nanak Nagar area of Jammu city and her death took the number of people succumbing to the virus to 1924— 1207 in the Valley and 717 in Jammu region, officials said Thursday.
Srinagar district with 453 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (368), Baramulla (173), Budgam (115), Kupwara (94), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (84), Doda (64), Bandipora (61), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (54), Rajouri (55), Kathua (51), Ganderbal (46), Shopian (39), Samba (39), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi (15).
Meanwhile, ten travellers and a BSF personnel were among 117 fresh cases of virus detected across J&K during the last 24 hours, officials said. While 42 cases were reported from Jammu division, 75 others were confirmed by officials in Kashmir Valley.
Giving district wise break-up, officials said, Srinagar reported 46, Baramulla 2, Budgam 4, Pulwama 8, Kupwara 4, Anantnag 3, Bandipora 1, Ganderbal 3, Kulgam 1, Shopian 3, Jammu 33, Udhampur 5, Kathua 3 and Kishtwar one new case of coronavirus.
Moreover, officials said, 104 more patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 39 from Jammu Division and 65 from Kashmir Valley. (With GNS inputs)
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