SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1428.
Among those who succumbed to the virus include six residents of Kashmir Valley and four from Jammu division, officials told news agency GNS.
Regarding those who died in the Valley include three residents from Srinagar, two from Anantnag and one from Baramulla.
Among others, the victims include a 60-year-old man from Old town Baramulla who died at SKIMS Soura; a 75-year-old from Noorbagh Srinagar who also died at the tertiary care hospital, sixteen days after he was admitted there; a 70-year-old man from HMT Narabal passed away at SMHS hospital where he was admitted with bilateral community-acquired pneumonia on October 14 and a 54-year-old man from Maisoma Srinagar who passed away nearly a week after being admitted to CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients.
Regarding the victims from Jammu, they said, three belonged to the winter capital of the J&K and one to the Udhampur district.
Among others, the victims include a 60-year-old woman who has tested positive for the virus on Rapid Antigen Test and an 85-year-old man from Julaka Mohalla Jammu.
With these deaths, Kashmir’s fatality count has reached 955 and that of Jammu to 473.