63 More Succumb To Virus in J&K, 3677 New Cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 63 more deaths due to coronavirus while 3677 more people tested positive for the infection across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours, officials said.

They said that 37 more people succumbed to coronavirus in Jammu division and 26 others died of Covid-19 related complications in Kashmir Valley on Saturday, taking the overall death toll to 3090.

Among the victims from the Valley, officials said, included a 66-year-old man from Habba Kadal, who died nine days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura. Besides him, a 70-year-old man from Naid Kadal, died four days after he was admitted to SMHS hospital.

A 46-year-old woman from Nagam, they said, died a week after she was admitted to GMC Anantnag. Also, a 62-year-old woman from Dooru died five days after she was admitted there, they said.

Six persons including four women patients died of Covid-19 in one night in south Kashmir’s District Hospital Pulwama. Among them included a 70-year-old woman from Shangerpora Pulwama, a 60-year-old man from Trich Pulwama and a 65-year-old woman from Dangerpora Pulwama, they said .

They said an 82-year-old man from Nowshera Srinagar died nine days after she was admitted to JLNM hospital Rainawari. A 65-year-old woman Molpora Rainawari and a 69-year-old woman from Khanyar Srinagar also succumbed to the hospital, they said.

A 65-year-old woman from Ahmad Nagar Srinagar died at SKIMS Soura , a day after she was admitted there, they said. A 75-year-old woman from Chanapora Srinagar died at SKIMS Bemina, a day after she was admitted there, they said. They said that a 62-year-old woman from Fateh Kadal Srinagar died within a few hours of her admission to SMHS Hospital.

An 80-year-old from Soibug, Budgam, died a fortnight after he was admitted to the SMHS hospital, they said. They said that 45-year-old woman from Burzhama, Dargah, Srinagar died four days after she was admitted at SMHS hospital.

About the new cases of infection detected in J&K, officials said that 1728 were reported from Jammu and 1949 from the Valley, raising the total number of people infected by the virus to 240467.

Giving district wise details, , the officials said that Srinagar reported 404 cases, Baramulla 129, Budgam 262, Pulwama 390, Kupwara 110, Anantnag 188, Bandipora 147, Ganderbal 80, Kulgam 160, Shopian 79, Jammu 621, Udhampur 163, Rajouri 250, Doda 46, Kathua 137, Samba 145, Kishtwar 34, Poonch 102, Ramban 108 and Reasi 122.

Moreover, they said, 4140 more patients have recovered, 1086 from Jammu Division and 3054 from Kashmir Valley. There are 51475 active positive cases, 19960 in Jammu and 31515 in Kashmir.

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