Kupwara Man Dies Of Covid-19

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Srinagar: Kashmir Valley on Saturday reported another death due to coronavirus, even as 94 more fresh cases of Covid-19 were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours, taking the toll cases tally to 1, 23,946, officials said.

An 82-year-old man from Lakreshan village of Kupwara succumbed to coronavirus on Saturday, taking the total fatality count in J&K to 1929, officials said.

With his death, the fatality count in Valley reached 1210 while 719 persons lost life to the pestilence in Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 453 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (370), Baramulla (173), Budgam (117), Kupwara (95), 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, 94 more cases of Covid-19, including fourteen travellers and a soldier were reported across J&K during the last 24 hours, officials said. While Kashmir reported 65 fresh cases, the remaining 29 were confirmed by the officials from Jammu division. Eleven among the 20 districts in J&K recorded no fresh cases, the officials said.

Giving district wise details, they said that Srinagar reported 38, Baramulla 3, Budgam 6, Kupwara 2, Anantnag 8, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 1, Shopian 3 and Jammu 29 new cases of Covid-19.

Moreover, officials said, 88 more patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 23 from Jammu Division and 65 from Kashmir Division. (With GNS inputs)

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