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Covid Pandemic:12 deaths reported in JK, toll touches 512

Covid Pandemic:12 deaths reported in JK, toll touches 512
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Fresh 536 positive cases take tally to 26949

Srinagar: A 21-year-old man from Jammu and a 25-year-old woman from Anantnag, who had recently given birth to twin daughters, were twelve more covid-19 patients who lost the battle to the virus since overnight, taking the fatality count in Jammu and Kashmir to 512.

Among the fatalities, Srinagar reported three, Pulwama and Kupwara two each besides one each in Ganderbal, Budgam, Anantnag, Jammu and Poonch, official sources said on Thursday.    

They that a 21-year-old youth lost the battle to the deadly virus in a hospital in Jammu early Thursday morning.

A senior doctor at Government Medical College Jammu told that the young man from Satwari area of the winter capital was admitted to the hospital on August 1 and was diagnosed with “Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc, severe anemia, paraparesis and right lower zone CAP.”

The doctor said the man turned out to be positive for the novel coronavirus on August 3 and died at 8:10 a.m.

“The patient was shifted to isolation ward on being found positive,” the doctor added.

Also, they said, a 40-year-old man from Poonch who was referred from Batra to CD hospital died on the way.

A 25-year-old female from Bijbhera Anatnag died at CD hospital here, one of the exclusive facilities of the management of the covid-19 patients.

“She was referred to LD Hospital as case of pneumonia with Sepsis with AKI  after testing positive on Rapid Antigen Test on August 11 at LD Hospital where she had LSCS and had delivered twin daughters,” official sources said. They said that she was on Ventilator and suddenly developed bradycardia followed by Cardiac arrest today at around 4:30 p.m.

Regarding two deaths from Kupwara, they said, the victims include a 67-year-old from Kupwara who was admitted to hospital on August 10 and died today.

Also, a 90-year-old woman from Panzgam Kupwara having underling ailments such as “HTN, CKD and encephalopathy besides bilateral Community acquired pneumonia” died at SKIMS, six days after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

The Srinagar fatalities, they said include a 65-year-old woman from Khanyar who was suffering from hypertension, hypothyroidism, besides severe bilateral pneumonia, a 62-year-old woman from Eidgah and an elderly from Lal Bazar “who was a known case of hypertension” and died at around 7:30 a.m. today, nine days after being admitted to SKIMS.

A 70-year-old woman from Rafiabad Baramulla who was having “HTN, and bilateral pneumonia” died at SMHS hospital where elderly woman from Mazhama Budgam besides two residents from Pulwama—an elderly man from Baygund Tral and 50-year-old woman from Drabgam—also succumbed, official sources said.  “All these patients had bilateral pneumonia and other ailments,” they added.   

A 45-year-old man from Shalabug Ganderbal who was admitted hospitalized on August also succumbed to the virus, they added.

With these deaths, officials said, 512 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far—473 from the Valley and 39 from Jammu division. Srinagar district with 163 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (86), Budgam (38), Anantnag (36), Kulgam (31), Pulwama (35), Kupwara (32),  Shopian (24), Jammu (27), Bandipora (19), Ganderbal (11), two each in Rajouri, Doda and Udhampur besides one each in Ramban, Samba, Poonch, and Kathua.

Meanwhile, 124 travelers and 11 armed forces personnel were among 536 covid-19 cases reported in during the last 24 hours, taking the tally to 26949.

Among them, official sources said that 98 are from Jammu Division and 438 from Kashmir valley.

Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 144 cases, Baramulla 46, Pulwama 33, Kulgam 14, Shopian 8, Anantnag 16, Budgam 36, Kupwara 46, Bandipora 54, Ganderbal  41, Jammu 49, Rajouri 3, Ramban 3, Kathua10, Udhampur 1, Samba 8, Doda 3, Poonch 5, Reasi 15 and Kishtwar 1.

In Kashmir, Srinagar continues to top the list with 6577 cases followed by Baramulla with 2303, Pulwama 1983, Kulgam 1674, Budgam 1677, Shopian 1545, Anantnag 1680, Kupwara 1394, Bandipora 1251 and Ganderbal 815.

In Jammu division, Jammu district has 1776 cases, Rajouri 774, Ramban 619, Kathua 636, Udhampur 634, Samba 541, Doda 327, Poonch 310, Reasi 257 and Kishtwar 176.

A number of cases were confirmed at diagnostic labouratories of SKIMS Soura and CD hospital.  

The CD Cases include Male (31) from kandi, Male (24) from Army camp Larkipora, Male (39) from At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (20) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (24) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (32) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (24) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (31) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Male (39) At ZangliDist. Kupwara, Male (42) At Zangli District Kupwara, Male (32) At Zangli District Kupwara, Male (29) At Zangli Dist. Kupwara, Female (12) from Bhatpora, Male (28) from Bhatpora, Male (28) from Bhatpora, Male (18) from Bhatpora, Female (38) from Kandi, Female (48) from Havan, Female (20) from Gulgam, Male (19) from Tregham, Female (45) from Tregham, Female (50) from Barso, Male (40) from Balkote URI, Female (35) from Mohura Uri, Male (8) from Mohura Uri, Female (21) from Paddavpora Sarkuli, Male (43) from CS khan, Male (66) from Wachi, Female (62) from Wachi, Male (29) from wachi, Female (32) from wachi, Male (28) from wachi, Male(8) from wachi, Male (30) from P/C Zainpora, Male (57) from Dangerpora, Male (35) from Banderpora, Female (36) from Charieshareef  Budgam, Male (58) from kakapora, Male (55) from konibal pampore, Female (45 from) Konibal Pampore , Male (12) from panzoo, Male (38) from panzoo, Male (37) from kowserbal Tral, Female (39) from Kowserbal tral, Male (69) from Chersoo, Female (25) from chankitter, Female (60) from Gulgam, Male (55) from Achagoza, Male (27) from Achagoza, Female (14) from Drash, Female (80) from Hundi.

The SKIMS cases include Male (29) from puchal pulwama, Male (31) from pampore pulwama, Male (25) from Krawora shopain, Male (24) HMT Srinagar, Female (27) from Hajigund Anantnag, Male (25) from Qazigund Anantnag, Male (21) from Batpora Budgam, Male (30) from ganderbal, Male (29) from batwara Srinagar, Male (27) from batwara Srinagar, Male (21) from Delina Baramulla, Male (20) from, choon Budgam, Female (33) from Ganderbal, Male (43) from Rangreth Srinagar, Male (30) from Nasrullahpora Budgam, Male (31) from HMT Srinagar, Male (16) from safapora Ganderbal, Male (50) from Narrullahpora Budgam, Male (30) from magam budgam, Male (35) from bandipora, Female (32) from soura Srinagar, Male (29) from tengpora Srinagar, Male (20) from tengpora Srinagar, Female (21) from soura Srinagar, Male (35) from Panzan budgam, Male (45) from verinag Anantnag, Male (20) from verinag Anantnag, Male (21) from Baghmulla shopain, Female (49) verinag anantnag, Male (22) from bemina Srinagar, Male (28) from soura Srinagar, Male (46) from hayatpora budgam , Male (25) from bijbihara Anantnag , Male (35) from banihal Ramban, Male (24) from Rambagh Srinagar, Male (27) from hawal Srinagar, Male (23) from Rawalpora srinagar , Male (40) from Dab Ganderbal, Male (26) from Bijbehara Anantnag, Male (30) from hawal Srinagar, Male (70) from Panthachowk, Male (70) from Hawal, Male (70) from Pampore, Male (20) from NA Shopian, Female (29) from NA Ganderbal, Female (50) from Hazratbal, Male (35) from Khimber, Male (21) from Hawal, Male (50) from Hawal, Male (65) from Natipora, Male (52) from Kangan, Male (40) from Soura, Female (6) from Alamgari Bazar, Male (65) from Alamgari Bazar, Female (26) from Bemina, Male (54) from Sopore, Female (65) from Nowshera, Female (36) from Lalbazar, Female (55) from HMT, Male (38) from Tailbal, Male (32) from Shalimar, Male (63) from Naibasti, Female (26) from Maloora, Female (29) from Kathi darwaza, Female (20) from Wussan, Female (20) from Saderbal, Male (33) from Rainawari, Male (9) from Khanyar, Male (52)from Khanyar, Female (45) from Khanyar, Male (17) from Khanyar, Female (20) from Bemina, Male (26) from Qamarwari, Male (65) from Shalimar, Female (60)from Nowshera, Female (60) from Kangan, Male (45) from Dalgate, Male (58) from Buchpora, Female (55) from Hazratbal, Male (65) from saderbal, Male (35) NA from Pulwama, Female (60) from Lalbazar, Male (50) from Rainawari, Male (65) from Noorbagh, Female (54) from Nowshera, Male (20) from Zaldagar, Female (55) from Sangam, Male (75) from Elahibagh, Female (55) from Marhama, Female (67) from Alamgari bazar, Female (30) from matipora, Male (28) from kulgam, Male (18) from batapora, Female (60) from shalimar.

Moreover, they said, 779 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals, 218 from Jammu Division and 561 from Kashmir Division. So far 19302—4311 from Jammu and 14991 from Kashmir—have recovered in the J&K.  (with GNS inputs)


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