Srinagar district records 6 covid-19 deaths on Monday
Nine succumb across JK, 460 test positive
Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported nine more covid-19 related deaths during the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1545. Meanwhile, 460 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Among those who succumbed to the virus include eight from Kashmir Valley and one from Jammu district—a 55-year-old man from Arnia area of the winter capital of J&K.
Regarding the deaths from Valley, six belonged to Srinagar and one each to Baramulla and Kupwara.
The causalities include a 95-year-old woman from Jawahar Nagar, a 70-year-old man from Bota Kadal, an 85-year-old woman from Lalbazar, a 70-year-old man from Syedpora Srinagar, a 61-year-old man from Goggibagh and a 55-year-old man from Natipora.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 1545 in J&K—1025 in Valley and 520 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 381 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (270), Baramulla (149), Budgam (94), Pulwama (83), Kupwara (75), Anantnag (76), Rajouri (48), Kulgam (48), Bandipora(47), Doda (48), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (35), Udhampur (32), Kathua (33), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(15), and Reasi (8).
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir reported 460 new covid-19 cases including 34 travelers, a CRPF man and two minors taking the total count closer to the grim milestone of one lakh cases.
Among the cases, 153 were reported from Jammu Division and 307 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall count to 99352.
Giving district-wise details, officials said that Srinagar reported 161 cases, Baramulla 33, Budgam 18, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 18, Anantnag 17, Bandipora 13, Ganderbal 31, Kulgam 7, Shopian 4, Jammu 99, Rajouri 3, Udhampur 19, Doda 10, Kathua 7, Poonch 1, Samba 2, Kishtwar 10, Ramban 2 and Reasi 0.
A number of these cases were confirmed at SKIMS Soura’s diagnostic laboratories, they said.
The cases include male (49) and female (20) from Sugen, male (58) from Wani Mohalla Mochoowa, male (44) from Wanabal Nowgam, male (80) from Friends Colony Kanipora, female (27) from Chichilora, female (60) from Budgam, male (57) from Kangan, female (30) from Saloora, male (50) from Nunar, male (50) from Kangan, male (62) from Gund, female (40) from Arhama, male (25) from Kangan Ganderbal, male (18) from Lolab Kupwara, male (30) and female (28) from Alamgiri Bazar, male (25) from Rawalpora, female (50) from HMT, male (65) from Lal Bazar, male (25) from Peerbagh, male (55) from SKIMS, female (70) from Lal Bazar, female (37) from Nowshera, female (38) and male (02) from Lal Bazar, female (57) from Nowshera, female (21) from Khanyar, female (38) and male (66) from Lal Bazar, male (62) from Srinagar, two females (36, 03) from Alamgiri Bazar, male (45) from Khanyar, female (NA) from Noorbagh, female (NA) from Batpora, male (NA) from Bhagat Srinagar and male (32) from 79 Bn CRPF Sonwar Srinagar.
Moreover, they said, 564 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 179 from Jammu Division and 385 from Kashmir Valley. (with inputs from GNS)