3 Women Die Of Corona In J&K

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Srinagar: Three women died of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday even as 87 fresh cases of Covid-19, including 44 travellers were detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

The three victims were—a 70-year-old from Gulshan Nagar Srinagar, two others, both 60 years from Kanipora Chattergam and Pinglish Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said. With these deaths, the fatality toll in J&K reached 1954—725 in Jammu and 1229 in the Valley.

Meanwhile, 87 fresh covid-19 cases, 44 among them travellers were reported across J&K during the last 24 hours. While 11 new cases were detected from Jammu division, Kashmir valley reported 76 fresh cases of Covid-19, officials said.

Providing district-wise details, officials said Srinagar reported 48 cases, Baramulla 6, Budgam 10, Pulwama 6, Kupwara 0, Anantnag 1, Bandipora 3, Ganderbal 0, Kulgam 0, Shopian 2, Jammu 11, Udhampur 0, Rajouri 0, Doda 0, Kathua 0, Samba 0, Kishtwar 0, Poonch 0, Ramban 0 and Reasi 0.

Moreover, 53 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals, 19 from Jammu Division and 34 from Kashmir valley.

Meanwhile, Head of Chest Disease Hospital Dr Naved Nazir Shah warned against second wave, saying indications in this regard have started to come.

“Beware and cautious ... Indications of second wave beginning to come.. Maharashtra/Kerala starting to heat up again ... TAKE VACCINE whosoever get an opportunity and TAKE PRECAUTIONS...” he said in a tweet. (With GNS inputs)

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