J&K Logs 3 More Coronavirus Deaths

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Wednesday three more deaths due to coronavirus, while 65 fresh cases of Covid-19 were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

The victims include a 65-year-old woman from Anantnag, an 80-year-old man from Srinagar and 55-year-old man from Kathua, officials said.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 1941 in J&K—1219 in Valley and 722 in Jammu division, the officials said.

Srinagar district with 458 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (371), Baramulla (174), Budgam (118), Kupwara (95), Pulwama (88), Anantnag (86), Doda (64), Bandipora (61), Udhampur (57), Kulgam (54), Rajouri (55), Kathua (53), Ganderbal (46), Shopian (39), Samba (40), Poonch (24), Ramban (21), Kishtwar(22), and Reasi (15).

Meanwhile, twelve travelers were among 65 fresh covid-19 cases reported in J&K in the last 24 hours, officials said. Among the fresh cases, 16 were from Jammu division and 49 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall virus tally to 124659.

Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 23, Baramulla 3, Budgam 5, Pulwama 2, Kupwara 1, Anantnag 6, Bandipora 2, Ganderbal 7, Jammu 9, Udhampur 6 and Poonch 1new case of Covid-19.

Moreover, they said, 61 more patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals— 27 from Jammu Division and 34 from Kashmir valley. (With GNS inputs)

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