J&K Reports 3 More Covid-19 Deaths

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday three more coronavirus deaths while 76 new cases of virus were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

The victims, officials said, were a 95-year-old man from Noorbagh Srinagar, a 70-year-old woman from Sanatnagar Srinagar and a 77-year-old man from Vill Naugran Bishnah Jammu. The deaths took the fatality count to 1936 in J&K—1215 in Valley and 721 in Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 456 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (371), Baramulla (174), Budgam (117), Kupwara (95), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (85), Doda (64), Bandipora (61), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (54), Rajouri (55), Kathua (52), Ganderbal (46), Shopian (39), Samba (39), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi

Meanwhile, J&K reported 76 fresh Covid-19 cases, including 27 travelers, in the last 24 hours, taking the total infection count to 124449, officials said.

They said that among the cases, Srinagar reported 27, Baramulla 4, Budgam 3, Pulwama 9, Kupwara 1, Anantnag 4, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 5, Kulgam, Shopian 1, Jammu 8, Udhampur 1, and Poonch 8.

Meanwhile, 135 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—25 from Jammu Division and 110 from Kashmir, taking the number of people who recovered so far to 121752. While 1936 people have died, the active case tally in J&K reduced to 761— 571 in Valley and 190 in Jammu. (With GNS inputs)

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