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Covid-19 claims 17 more lives, toll touches 773

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1251 positive cases take tally to 42241

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Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported seventeen more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 773.

Official sources said that ten among the victims 10 belonged to Jammu division and seven hailed from Kashmir Valley.

Among those from Jammu division, they said, five were residents of the winter capital while three were from Kathua and one each from Udhampur and Poonch districts.

As regards the Valley, they said, two victims each were from Srinagar and Anatnag while one each were from Baramulla, Budgam and Ganderbal.

They said a 64-year-old man from Dansal Jammu, who was admitted on August 31, died at Government Medical College Jammu. “He was suffering from hypertension, type 2 diabetes mellitus, CKD and fluid overload,” a doctor at GMC Jammu said.

Among the victims from Jammu includes a 67-year-old man from Kathua who died at GMC Jammu, three days after he was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with hypertension, coronary artery disease and bilateral community acquired pneumonia, the doctor said.

A 50-year-old man from Nai Basti Jammu, who was admitted to the GMC on September 2 and diagnosed with bilateral community acquired pneumonia, died at 9.20.a.m, the doctor added.

An 80-year-old man from Bafliaz in Surankote tehsil of Poonch district, who was admitted to the Sub District Hospital (SDH) Surankote on Friday evening tested positive for covid-19. He was shifted to GMC Jammu but died enroute, officials said.

Also an accident victim from Akhnoor who died in the GMC Jammu yesterday also tested positive for the virus posthumously, they said.

Among those who died in Valley includes a 32-year-old woman from Fethapora Anantnag, a 65-year-old from Lalbazar Srinagar, a 56-year-old from Indranagar Srinagar, a 65-year-old man from Beerwah Budgam, a 65-year-old woman from Anantnag, a resident of Ganderbal and a 75-year-old from Doabgah Sopore.

With these deaths, officials said, 773 people have succumbed to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir so far. Among them, they said, 682 were from the Valley while 91 others from Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 233 deaths tops the list followed by Baramulla (104), Budgam (65), Pulwama (56), Anantnag (54), Kupwara (54), Jammu (59), Kulgam (37), Shopian (28), Bandipora (26), Ganderbal (25), Kathua (8), Rajouri (5), Doda (5), Poonch (5), Udhampur (4), Samba (2) and Ramban (1).

Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir reported 1251 new COVID-19 cases, the highest single-day count so far, taking its tally to 42241.

This is for the third day in a row that Jammu and Kashmir has recorded cases in excess of one thousand.

With 86 travelers among the cases, official sources told that 739 of them were reported from Jammu Division and 512 from Kashmir Valley

Giving district-wise break, they said, Srinagar reported 181, Baramulla 51, Pulwama 40, Budgam 69, Anantnag 35, Bandipora 12, Kupwara 54, Kulgam 3, Shopian 4, Ganderbal 63, Jammu 520, Rajouri 22, Kathua 27, Udhampur 72, Samba 23, Ramban 19, Doda 27, Poonch 11, Reasi 2and Kishtwar 16.

A number of cases were confirmed at CD and SKIMS Soura diagnostic laboratories and includes 26 cases from army’s BB Cantt here, one soldier from Panzgam, two BSF men, 12 CRPF personnel, three from police, as many three minors and a pregnant woman.

The CD cases include sixteen males (46, 56, 29, 35, 36, 35, 36, 40, 29, 25, 30, 35, 27, 30, 32, 46) from BB Cantt Srg, female (38) from Tral, female (33) from Civil Lines Tral, male (40) from Batagund, male (29) from Litter, female (42) from Tral, two males (40, 34) from Inder, male (32) from Keegam Shopian, male (27) from Ratnipora, female (23) from Awantipora, male (52) from Rakh Lajurah, male (54) from Pulwama, female (25) from Srinagar, female (29) from Lal Bazar, two males (NA, NA) from Hawas Gulmarg, male (70) from Barsoo Awantipora, female (29) from Lolipora Pulwama, male (24) from Ladhoo Khrew, male (26) from Rr Panzgam, male (56) from Brad, two males (65, 55) from Chowan, male (35) and female (65) from Gulshanabad, female (32) from Drabgam, male (34) from Sopore, two males (26, 29) from Pattan Baramulla, male (58) from Waripora Tangmarg, male (22) from Arampora Sopore, male (28) from Khawaja Bagh Baramulla, male (70) from Sopore, female (80) from Trenz, male (30) and female (30) from Rajbagh Srg, male (45) from Achabal, male (35) from Dooru, male (25) from Vailoo, male (40) from Dessu, male (55) from Bidder, male (NA) from Basant Bagh Srg, male (52) from Naidpora, male (30) from Bragam, female (28) from Horticulture Dept, female (26) from Tehsil Office, male (21) from Sheikhpora, male (58) from Darigund, male (16) from Bagwani, male (28) from Hakura, male (50) from Dooru, two males (62, 33) from Uttersoo, female (28) from Sheikhpora, male (75) from Sheikhgund, female (43) from Agriculture Dept, male (45) from Forest Protection Salia, male (39) from Sarwat Abad Krangsoo, NA (03) from Sonwar Srg, NA (24) from Awantipora Srg, female (83) from Nowgam, male (NA) from Sonwar, male (24) from Zaina Kadal Srg, two males (45, 55) from NA, male (18) from Habak Srg, male (50) from Nawabazar Srg, male (40) from Bemina Srg, male (65) from Swoitang Srg, female (60) from Srinagar, male (55) from Pampore, male (29) from Padshahi Bagh Srg, female (37) from Mattan, two males (29, 33) from High Ground, female (60) from Doda, male (25) from Hasanpora, female (60) from Wanihama, female (40) from Janglat Mandi, male (42) from Balgarden Srg, male (NA) from Pattan, male (25) from Safakadal Srg, male (68) from Hawal Srg, male (28) from Rawalpora Srg, two males (NA, NA) and two females (34, NA) from Padshahi Bagh Srg, male (38) from Mastpora.

The cases include male (52) from Gopalpora Anantnag, male (01) and female (45) from Nowshera Srinagar, male (80) from Rajouri Kadal, male (59) from Rawalpora, male (49) from Awantabown, male (49) from Ahmadnagar, female (31) from Rainawari, male (39) from Srinagar, male (29) from Soura, two females (19, 42) from Srinagar, female (60) from Zainakadal, male (05) from Solina, female (70) from Hawal, female (58) from Zakura, male (75) from Zadibal, male (69) from Naseembagh, female (NA) from Zakura, female (55) from Hawal, male (70) from Buchpora, female (53) from Habak Srinagar.

The Ganderbal cases include female (24) from Gutlibagh, two males (20, 30) from Ganderbal, male (42) from Gangageer Sonmarg, female (60) from Kangan Ganderbal.

The Baramulla cases include two males (22, 65) from Sopore, female (40) from Tangmarg, two males (75, 65) from Pattan Baramulla and a male (55) from Kulgam besides a male (25) from Shadimara, male (76) from Pulwama.

The Budgam cases include male (14) from Goigam, male (19) from Watamagam, female (65) from Sugen, male (33) from Durbal, male (60) from Wahabpora, female (30) from Ichigam, male (55) from Main Budgam, two females (32, 02) from Syedabad Colony Ompora, male (55) from Pahroo B K Pora, male (32) from Chek Badrinath Dangerpora, female (28) from B K Pora Kanihama, female (24) from Rehbarabad Rukhshalina Budgam, female (51) from Dadipora Budgam, female (65) from Beerwah Budgam while the Bandipora cases include female (23) from Tulail Bandipora.

The Kupwara cases include male (24) from At- Tgm Kup, five males (25, 28, 28, 29, 32) from At- Pp Kup, male (37) from At- Mchl Kup, two males (41, 33) from At- Nyr Kup, three females (22, 40, 53) from Dahama Lankreshan, female (25) from Check Bakshi, male (50) from Villgam, female (24) from Padergund, three males (36, 32, 34) from DPL Handwara, two males (28, 26) from Wayan, female (26) from Diver Lolab Kupwara. The Rajouri cases include female (65) from Rajouri NA.

The BB Cantt cases include ten males (35, 30, 23, 42, 21, 27, 31, 36, 43, 31) from BB Cantt Srinagar.

The BSF cases include two males (45, 29) from Ch BSF Humhama Srinagar.

The CRPF cases include four males (35, 41, 44, 34) from Gc Crpf Rambagh Srg, seven males (NA) from 35 Bn Crpf Humhama Budgam, male (55) from 117 Bn CRPF Alochibagh Srinagar.

Moreover, they said, 489 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals 123 from Jammu division and 366 from Kashmir Valley. (with inputs from GNS)

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