SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported five more covid-19 related deaths in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1536.
Those who succumbed to the virus include one each from Srinagar and Kupwara while three others belong to Jammu division, the officials told news agency GNS.
The victim from Srinagar was a 70-year-old man from Habbak Naseembagh Srinagar who died five days after he was admitted to SKIMS Soura. Those who died in Jammu region belonged to J&K’s winter capital.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 1536 in J&K—1017 in Valley and 519 in the Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 375 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (269), Baramulla (148), Budgam (94), Pulwama (83), Kupwara (74), 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).