Pandemic: Covid-19 claims 11 more lives in JK
Highest single-day spike of 1079 cases reported
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours including a retired ASI of police, taking the fatality count due to the pestilence to 745 officials said on Thursday.
They said eight fatalities were reported from Kashmir valley and three from Jammu division.
A 73-year-old man from Ploura Jammu, they said, died at Superspeciality Hospital Jammu, hours after he was admitted there and diagnosed with “atrial fibrillation with fast ventricular rate.”
They said an 82-year-old of Patoli Magotrian Jammu died at home and his body was shifted to government medical college hospital Jammu. “His sample was taken which came out to be positive for covid-19,” they said.
A 59-year-old man from Kathua, who was referred to GMC Hospital Jammu on August 25 as a case of hypertension, type-2 diabetes mellitus, pyrexia and bilateral pneumonia 12.40 p.m, a doctor at the hospital said.
Regarding deaths from the Valley, officials said that the victims include a 70-year-old man from Mazahma Magam Budgam, a 68-year-old man from Budgam, a 45-year-old man from Lolab Kupwara, a 40-year-old woman from Chanapora, an 85-year-old woman from Rajbagh Srinagar, a 60-year-old woman from Deethu Shangus Anantnag, a woman from Gingal (Uri) Baramulla and a 65-year-old, a retired Assistant Sub Inspector of Police, died on way to hospital in Srinagar after being referred from Baramulla.
With these deaths, officials said, 745 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far. Among them, they said, 666 were from the Valley while 78 others from Jammu division.
Srinagar district with 228 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (101), Budgam (64), Anantnag (52), Pulwama (55), Kupwara (51), Jammu (52), Kulgam (37), Shopian (28), Bandipora (26), Ganderbal (24), Rajouri (5), Doda (4), Poonch (4), Kathua (5), Udhampur (3), Samba (2) and Ramban (1).
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir reported 1079 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 39943.
Among the cases, official sources said that 622 were reported from Jammu division and 457 from Kashmir valley.
Giving district-wise break, they said, Srinagar reported 139, Baramulla 14, Pulwama 33, Budgam 63,Anantnag 27, Bandipora 49, Kupwara 30, Kulgam 17, Shopian 28, Ganderbal 57, Jammu 484, Rajouri 15, Kathua 21, Udhampur 16, Samba 26, Ramban 6, Doda 14, Poonch 8, Reasi 10 and Kishtwar 22.
A number of these cases in Kashmir were confirmed at CD and SKIMS laboratories.
The CD cases include male (32) from Indra Nagar, male (28) from Parimpora, male (NA) from HMT Srg, male (50) from Lal Bazar, male (25) from Matipora, female (35) from Sindoo Shirmal, male (27) from Uplona Camp, male (37) from Soura Srg, female (NA) from Chattabal Srg, male (33) from Srinagar, two males (40, 37) and three females (60, 39, 06) from Ladhoo Khrew, male (26) and female (58) from Bagi Mehtab Srg, female (26) from Bohu, female (35) from Nowpora, female (26) from Chandgam, male (20) from Beighpora, male (20) and female (38) from Dadsara, female (31) from Buchpora Srg, male (33) from Srinagar, female (45) from Batamaloo Srg, male (60) from Hazratbal Srg, female (15) from Nawakadal Srg, male (NA) from Lal Bazar Srg, female (65) from Lolab Kupwara, three females (60) and male (63) from Koil Red Zone, female (25) from Batapora Magam, male (50) from Tral, male (25) from Saidpora Tahab, male (32) from Sonasomil, male (45) from Seer, male (53) from Khiram, two males (38, 38) from Iqbal Abad, two males (64, 52) and three females (58, 30, 45) from Damhall, male (65) from Srinagar, female (45) from Budgam, female (75) from Iddgah, female (45) from Kupwara, thirteen males (35, 38, 28, 27, 25, 36, 22, 24, 24, 39, 38, 36, 30) from BB Cantt Srg, female (25) from Chattabal Srg, female (33) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, female (16) from Nehru Park Srg, two females (37, 07) from Noorbagh Srg, male (50) from Anantnag, male (36) from Dalgate Srg, male (60) from Soura Srg, male (47) from Bemina Srg, male (15) from Kangan Gbl, female (35) from Nehru Park Srg, female (35) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, female (NA) from Gogjibagh Srg, male (52) from Wazirbagh Srg, male (47) and female (32) from Chattabal Srg, female (70) from Tral Pulwama, male (75) from Dargah Srg, male (75) from Kanidajan, female (60) from Sonwar, male (62) from Mander Bagh Srg, female (60) from Charisharief Budgam, female (70) from Arampora Budgam, male (NA) from Kupwara, female (60) from Nawabazar Srg, male (58) from Najan Beerwah, male (70) from Boulevard Srg, male (45) from HMT Srg, female (56) from Qamarwari Srg, male (47) from Saidakadal Srg, female (42) from Chanapora Srg, male (19) from Shalimar Srg, male (35) from Lal Bazar Srg, female (45) from Khanyar, female (65) from Mattan Ang, male (NA) from NA, male (55) from Rajbagh Srg, three males (44, 21, 28) from Kralweth Kunzer, female (14) from Habba Kadal, female (35) from Thimran, female (23) from Chittergull, female (28) from Brariangan, female (49) from Uttersoo, male (26) from Krad, female (28) from Deethu, female (45) from Cherpora, four males (43, 24, 39, 39) and female (29) from Police Station Mattan, male (42) from Forest Dept Mattan, female (12) from Warpora Sopore, female (50) from Baramulla, male (69) from Hyderpora, male (57) from Baramulla, male (30) and female (52) from Rohama Baramulla, female (35) and male (16) from Warpora Sopore, female (28) from Kanthbagh Baramulla, male (08) from Baramulla, female (55) from Tarzoo Sopore, male (06) from Dalgate Srg, female (NA) from Srinagar, male (NA) from Nowgam, female (NA) from Shopian, male (40) from Mazbugh Sopore, female (69) and male (70) from Nigeenbagh Sopore, male (12) from Khawaja Gilgit Sopore, female (28) from Tujar Shareef, male (65) from Sopore Baramulla, male (80) from Takiyabal Sopore, male (30) from Nageenbagh Sopore, two males (58, 15) from Upper Ashpeer, male (60) from Model Town Sopore, female (29) from Achabal Sopore, female (35) and male (12) from Kralweth Kunzer.
The cases from Srinagar include male (59) from Alamgiri Bazar, female (35) from Baghat Barzulla, female (29) from Nowshera, female (65) from Panthachowk, male (60) from Nowshera, female (25) from Gasoo Hazratbal, male (32) from Iddgah, female (40) from Saderbal, female (40) from Soura, female (25) from Soura, female (40) and male (10) from Qamarwari, male (42) from Buchpora, female (40) from Hafiz Bagh, female (60) and male (67) from Soura, male (42) from Nawakadal, female (18) from Sonwar, female (20) from Chanapora, male (07) from Soura, male (36) from Rawalpora, female (50) from Soura Srinagar.
The Bandipora cases include female (45) from Dangerpora Bandipora while the Baramulla ones include two males (18, 65) from Sopore Baramulla.
The Ganderbal cases include male (37) from Chandina, male (53) from Gogjigund, female (30) from Gundi Rehman, two males (03, NA) and two females (01, 34) from Alestang, female (65) from Wail Ganderbal. The Pulwama cases include male (42) from Tral, male (40) from Wantipora Pulwama while the Budgam ones include female (28) from Khag Budgam, male (42) from Gurwait Budgam, female (25) from Waragam Budgam, female (19) from Chirtoo, two females (47, 08) from Namthal, two males (61, 57) from Badipora, four males (21, 26, 25, 17) from Bandgam, female (40) from Magrapora Khanda, male (26) from Gopalpora B K Pora, male (22) from Ichgam, male (29) from Budgam Main, male (80) from Beeru Budgam.
The Kupwara cases include two males (27, 25) from Pathahiri, two males (30, 24) from Spg Kupwara, male (39) from 174 Bn BSF Trehgam, male (24) from 175 Bn BSF Trehgam, male (52) from 176 Bn BSF Trehgam, male (47) from 177 Bn BSF Trehgam, male (40) from 178 Bn BSF Trehgam, two males (35, 34) from Dpl Handwara, male (44) from Diver Lolab, female (62) from Saiwan Lolab, male (34) from Hirri, male (77) from Trehgam, male (17) from Marhama, male (32) from Batpora, male (25) from Chowkibal, male (33) from Hatmulla, female (50) and male (60) from Cheepora Lolab, male (50) from Hirri Kupwara, male (40) from Trehgam, male (74) from Trigam Kupwara.
The CRPF cases include three males (55, 39, 37) from 73 Bn Crpf Bemina Srinagar, male (46) from CCC RTC CRPF Humhama Budgam.
The BSF cases include two males (49, 34) from CH BSF Humhama Srinagar.
Moreover, they said 680 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 104 from Jammu Division and 576 from Kashmir Valley. (with inputs from GNS)