65 More Corona Deaths In J&K, Toll 2912

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4509 More Cases Take Total Infection Count To 229407

Srinagar: At least sixty five people on Wednesday succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir, while as 4509 fresh cases of infection were reported across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, 46 people died of coronavirus in Jammu division and 19 others succumbed to virus at different healthcare institutes in Kashmir Valley on Wednesday taking the fatality count in J&K to 2912.

Among the victims, he said, included a 50-year-old woman from Dooru, a 60-year-old woman from Kokernag, a 44-year-old woman from Anantnag, a 40-year-old woman from Bakshi Abad Anantnag, all of them died at GMC Anantnag.

They said a 39-year-old from Dobra Leh died at SKIMS Soura, nearly three weeks after his admission to the tertiary care hospital.

A 65-year-old woman from Newa, Pulwama, they said, died at District Hospital Pulwama.

A 75-year-old woman from Chattergam succumbed to the virus at SKIMS Bemina, two days after she was admitted there.

A 70-year-old man from Ganderbal died at SKIMS Soura, nine days after he was admitted there.

A 70-year-old woman from Pulwama died at JLNM hospital Rainawari, they added.

Meanwhile, 4509 fresh cases of virus were detected across J&K—1759 were from Jammu Division and 2750 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total tally to 229407.

Giving district wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 863 cases, Baramulla 377, Budgam 260, Pulwama 327, Kupwara 81, Anantnag 233, Bandipora 108, Ganderbal 139, Kulgam 200, Shopian 162, Jammu 621, Udhampur 149, Rajouri 230, Doda 190, Kathua 193, Samba 105, Kishtwar 83, Poonch 86, Ramban 78 and Reasi 24.

Moreover, they said, 3603 more Covid-19 patients have recovered—1316 from Jammu Division and 2287 from Kashmir. There are 51542 cases—18438 in Jammu and 33104 in Kashmir. (With GNS inputs)

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