Covid-19 Claims 6 More Lives, J&K Toll 1708

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported six more Covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count to 1708.

Three victims each belonged to Kashmir and Jammu divisions respectively, officials told news agency GNS on Wednesday.

Regarding the victims from Valley, they said a 60-year-old woman from Nowbugh Ganderbal died at SKIMS Soura, a fortnight after she was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.

An 80-year-old man from Chanapora Srinagar died at SMHS hospital, a week after being admitted there, they said.

A 70-year-old man from Chokibal Kupwara died after remaining admitted to the SKIMS Soura for thirteen days, they said.

Two of the victims from Jammu region belonged to the winter capital of the J&K—an 80-year-old  from Sector-G Sainik Colony Jammu and an 80-year-old woman from Chatha Jammu—and one to Rajouri district, they added.

With these deaths, the total fatality count in the Valley has reached 1110 and 598 in the Jammu region. Srinagar district with 419 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (304), Baramulla (163), Budgam (101), Pulwama (86), Kupwara (84), Anantnag (79), Doda (56), Bandipora (51), Kulgam (51), Rajouri (50), Udhampur (50), Ganderbal (39), Shopian (37), Kathua (39), Samba (30), Poonch (22), Ramban (18), Kishtwar(18), and Reasi (9).

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