J&K Logs 25 Corona Deaths, 1117 New Cases

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Firdaus Ali

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported on Thursday 1117 new cases of coronavirus while 25 more people lost their lives to the deadly infection across the Union Territory during the last 24 hours.

According to the officials, among the victims 13 were residents of Jammu division and 12 from Kashmir Valley. With these fatalities, the overall death toll in J&K since the outbreak of pandemic last year reached 4113.

Among the victims from the Valley, officials said, included a 70-year-old woman from Sangerwani, who died at district hospital Pulwama, four days she was admitted there. Also, another 70-year-old woman from Tral also died at the same facility, a day after she was admitted there.

A 65-year-old woman from Ashmuqam died at GMC Anantnag, 12 days after she was admitted there, officials said. Three deaths were reported at SMHS hospital, they said.

Regarding the fresh cases, officials said that Kashmir Valley reported 785 and Jammu division 332 new cases of coronavirus thus pushing the total number of people infected by the virus in J&K to 304866.

Giving district-wise details, the officials said that Srinagar reported 194 cases, Baramulla 100, Budgam 121, Pulwama 77, Kupwara 81, Anantnag 74, Bandipora 44, Ganderbal 30, Kulgam 56, Shopian 8, Jammu 50, Udhampur 47, Rajouri 44, Doda 56, Kathua 16, Samba 11, Kishtwar 24, Poonch 22, Ramban 51 and Reasi 11.

Moreover, they said, 2363 more patients have recovered—886 from Jammu Division and 1477 from Kashmir.

A total of 282142 people have recovered, leaving the active positive cases to 18581— 6949 in Jammu and 11632 in Kashmir, they said.

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