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Covid-19: Eight fresh fatalities take JK toll to 417

Covid-19: Eight fresh fatalities take JK toll to 417
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390 new cases take tally to 22396

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Srinagar: Kashmir Valley reported eight more deaths due to covid-19 since overnight, taking the fatality count due to the virus to 417 in J&K, officials said on Tuesday.

They said that two among the deaths—a 65-year-old woman from Magam Budgam and a 75-year-old man from Srinagar’s Khaniyar area— were reported at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in Kashmir Valley.

Also, two residents, a 65-year-old and a 55-year-old from Attina and Dregam Kremshore areas of Budgam died at SKIMS Soura and SMHS hospital respectively, they said.

Regarding the sexagenarian woman from Budgam, they said, she was shifted from SMHS hospital to CD hospital on August 3 with underlying ailments like hypertension diabetes and “severe pneumonia with respiratory failure”.

“She was shifted to ICU and put to ventilator. However at 4 a.m. today, the woman suffered a sudden cardiac arrest and died,” a senior doctor at the CD hospital said.

Regarding other death, the doctor said that besides being hypertensive, the man was suffering from chronic kidney disease and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with severe pneumonia.

The man developed sudden cardiac arrest at 1:45 a.m. and was declared dead subsequently, the doctor added.

Meanwhile, regarding the elderly from Attina Budgam, officials said that he was having underlying ailments and died at the tertiary care hospital early today.

As regards the man from Dregam, a doctor at SMHS said he was admitted with bilateral pneumonia on July 29 and died today.

Sources said that besides elderly from Budgam, a 59-year-old man from Basañtbagh area of Srinagar died at SKIMS.

“Both of them had underlying ailments,” sources said. One death was reported from Bandipora district, officials said.

With these deaths, the fatality count due to the virus has risen to 417 in J&K—387 in Kashmir and 30 in Jammu.

Srinagar district with 138 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (73), Budgam (31), Kulgam (29), Anantnag (26), Shopian (23), Pulwama (24), Kupwara (21), Jammu (21), Bandipora (15), Ganderbal (7), two each in Rajouri and Doda and one each in Ramban, Samba, Poonch, Udhampur, and Kathua.

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir reported 390 covid-19 cases including 48 travelers, taking the total tally to 22396.

Among the cases 152 were reported from Jammu division and 238 from Kashmir including six policemen, two pregnant women, four minors and a prisoner.

Giving district-wise breakup of the cases, official sources said that Srinagar reported 99 cases, 14 each in Baramulla and Pulwama, Kulgam 1, Shopian 11, Anantnag 37, Budgam 9, Kupwara 20, Bandipora 5, Ganderbal 28, Jammu 41, Rajouri 21, Kathua 4, Udhampur 26, Samba 11, Doda 7, Poonch 14 and Reasi 28.

In Kashmir, Srinagar tops the list with 5432 cases followed by Baramulla with 1954, Pulwama 1968 , Kulgam 1524, Shopian 1485, Anantnag 1411, Kupwara 1161, Budgam 1345, Bandipora 820, and Ganderbal 518.

In Jammu division, Jammu district has 1300 cases, Rajouri 741, Ramban 574, Kathua 551, Udhampur 581, Samba 457, Doda 299, Poonch 248, Reasi 198 and Kishtwar 155. With the new cases, the tally overall has risen to 22396—17292 in Kashmir and 5104 in Jammu.

A number of cases were confirmed at CD and SKIMS Soura laboratories.

The CD cases include two males (41, 40) from Jawahar Nagar, two males (12, 07) and two females (48, 18) from Saimoh, male (58) from Nowgam, male (42) from DPL, male (35) from Monghama, five males (39, 32, 35, 32, 28) from BB Cantt Srg, six males (70, 48, 12, 04, 14, 10) and female (40) from Delina Baramulla, male (55) from Sopore Baramulla, five males (56, 28, 26, 52, 30) from DPL Baramulla, female (33) from Sopore Model Town, female (40) from Tapper Baramulla, male (36) from Kachwa Muqam, male (32) from Uplona Baramulla, two males (65, 43) from Khaitangan BLA, male (83) from Rafiabad BLA, female (40) from Dangerpora Sopore, female (60) from Kanlibagh, male (38) from Sopore Dobgaw, male (55) from Bijbehara, male (39) from Khull, male (60) and female (45) from Shalimar, male (25) and female (40) from Pulwama, male (37) from Srinagar, female (50) from Kupwara, female (55) from Lasjan, male (62) from Nigeen Hazratbal, male (16) from Chadoora Budgam, male (50) from Tangmarg Baramulla, male (28) from Karan Nagar, female (30) from Srinagar, male (60) from Soibugh, female (70) from Naslapora Budgam, male (15) from Baghe Mehtab Srg, male (NA) and female (52) from Bemina Srg, male (62) from Zadoora Pulwama, male (65) from Kooli Pora, male (32) from Habba Kadal, four females (30, 60, 30, 07) from Khawaja Bazaar, female (65) from Aali Kadal, female (60) from Baghat, male (38) from Nowhatta, male (67) from Wanabal, male (28) from Batamaloo, female (27) from Alochibagh, female (58) from Chanapora, female (70) from Gulshan Nagar, two males (66, 31) from Rainawari, male (62) from Hazratbal Anantnag, female (60) from Mutalhama Kulgam, female (35) from Batengoo Anantnag, female (39) from Khandipawa Anantnag, male (26) from Khbawan Kulgam, male (74) from Manigam Kulgam, female (32) from Hassanpora Anantnag, male (46) from Shalagam Anantnag, female (34) from Indra Nagar Srg, male (30) from Doda, female (75) from Bemina, male (30) from Ganderbal JK, female (60) from Panthachowk Srg, male (45) from Bandipora, male (52) from Eidgah, male (68) from Srinagar, male (35) from Padshahi Bagh Srg, male (36) from Hazratbal Srg, male (23) from Batpora Srg, male (32) from Aali Kadal, two females (65, 45) from Chanapora, male (50) from Rainawari, male (21) from Soura, male (65) from Chidibugh Tral, male (27) from 13 BN BSF, male (75) from Natipora, male (50) from Tangmarg Baramulla, male (80) from Sonawari Baramulla, female (70) from Khanyar, male (60) from Nawakadal, male (75) from Sheikhpora Budgam, female (50) from HMT Srg, female (48) from Chattabal, female (65) from Eidgah, male (67) from Kakapora Pulwama, male (60) from HMT Srg and male (63).

SKIMS cases include male (60) from Achabal while tjose from Ganderbal are female (26) from Sehpora, female (25) from NA Ganderbal, female (32) from Kangan, female (30) from Sehpora, female (30) from Beehama, male (55) from NA Ganderbal, male (74) from Prang,

The Bandipora cases include male (45) from Ashtangoo, male (50) from Markoot Gurez,

The Srinagar cases include female (36) from Soura, female (65) from Lal Bazar, male (50) from Eidgah, male (62) from Zawoora, female (30) from Buchpora, male (65) from Lalbazar, female (35) from Sanatnagar, female (60) from Buchpora, female (60) from Bemina, male (21) from Nowhatta, male (38) from Nowhatta, female (18) from Nowhatta, female (50) from Nowhatta, female (50) from Lal Bazar, male (40) from Soura, male (30) from Humhama, male (42) from Nowpora, female (29) from Hawal, female (47) from Baghe Mehtab, male (62) from Soura, male (58) from SKIMS, female (65) from Chanapora, female (65) from Lal Bazar, male (40) from SKIMS, female (42) from Soura, male (65) from Parimpora, male (55) from Hawal, male (69) from Elahibagh, male (50) from Karanagar, male (65) from Kralpora, male (40) from Lal Bazar, female (54) from Gulabagh, male (41) from Habakadal, female (48) from Shalteng, female (65) from Nowhatta Srinagar,

The Pulwama cases include female (65) from Rajpora, female (25) from Pampore, female (1M) from NA Pulwama, male (52) from New Colony Pulwama,

The Baramulla cases include male (60) from Pattan, male (55) from Telipora, female (65) from Pattan, female (60) from Pattan Baramulla, female (35) from Tangmarg Baramulla,

The Kupwara cases include male (60) from Balipora,

The Budgam cases include female (55) from NA Budgam, male (55) from NA Budgam, male (70) from Soibugh while Kulgam cases include female (60) from Yaripora, Shopian cases include female (51) from Shopian.

Meanwhile, 824 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals—291 from Jammu Division and 533 from Kashmir Valley. (with inputs from GNS)

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