Covid-19 Claims 7 More Lives, J&K Toll 1452

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir reported seven more covid-19 related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the fatality count in J&K to 1452.

Among those who succumbed to the virus, four are from Jammu division and three from Kashmir Valley.

Regarding those who died in Jammu include two residents of the winter capital of J&K and one each from Udhampur and Reasi. The victims from Valley include on each from Srinagar, Kupwara and Bandipora.

The victim from Srinagar was a 63-year-old man from Rainwari who died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients. The sexagenarian, officials told news agency GNS was admitted on October 19 and died late last night. The victim from Kupwara was a 75-year-old man from Dedikote area while that Bandipora was a 65-year-old  man from Muslimabad area.

With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 967 in Valley and 485 in Jammu region.

Srinagar district with 347 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (251), Baramulla (143), Budgam (92), Pulwama (80), Kupwara (72), Anantnag (74), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(46), Rajouri (46), Doda (45), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (32), Kathua (30), Udhampur (30), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).


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