J&K Logs 46 Deaths, 2252 New Cases

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Saturday 46 more coronavirus related deaths while 2252 fresh cases of infection were also detected across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

Officials said that among the victims, 30 were residents of different parts of Jammu division and 16 others were from Kashmir, taking the total number of fatalities since the outbreak of pandemic last year in J&K to 3841.

Among the victims from Valley, officials said included a 65-year-old man from Puchal, Pulwama who died 25 days after he was admitted to district hospital Pulwama. Also, a man from Karimabad died at district hospital Pulwama, a day after he was admitted there, they said.

Besides them, officials said an 80-year-old from Sangerwani Pulwama died six days after he was admitted to the same hospital, they said. A man from Kokernag died at GMC Anantnag last evening, they said. Also, a 52-year-old man from Tangmarg Baramulla died, a fortnight after he was admitted to SKIMS Bemina.

Officials said that a 35-year-old woman from Charar-e-Sharief died two days after she was admitted the covid-19 management facility. Two deaths were also reported at SHMS hospital, they said.

Among others the victims from Jammu included a 60-year-old man from Phallian Mandal, a 55-year-old woman from Lower Gadigarh, a 35-year-old woman from Domana Jammu, an 82-year-old woman from Digiana Jammu , a 67-year-old woman from Palli Bari Brahmana, a 62-year-old man from Poonch presently Trikuta Nagar, an 85-year-old woman from Bantalab Jammu, a 94-year-old man from Sidhra Jammu, a 69-year-old from Resham Ghar Colony Bakshi Nagarand, a 55-year-old woman R.S Pura, a 71-year-old woman from Roop Nagar and a 66-year-old woman from Paloura Jammu.

Regarding the fresh cases detected Saturday, officials said that 1459 were reported from Kashmir Valley and the remaining 794 from Jammu division thus taking the total number of people infected by the virus in J&K to 286684.

Giving district-wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 353 cases, Baramulla 162, Budgam 169, Pulwama 142, Kupwara 203, Anantnag 184, Bandipora 69, Ganderbal 52, Kulgam 91, Shopian 34, Jammu 343, Udhampur 60, Rajouri 60, Doda 54, Kathua 47, Samba 23, Kishtwar 32, Poonch 70, Ramban 66 and Reasi 39.

Also, 4334 patients have recovered—1898 from Jammu and 2436 from Kashmir, taking the number of those who recovered to 243588, officials added.

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