COVID-19 Claims Another Life, J&K Toll Now 279


SRINAGAR: A 53-year-old, an employee of Jal Shakti Department, died of COVID-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 279.

A resident of Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar, the quinquagenarian died at SKIMS Soura, officials told news agency GNS.

With one more death, the COVID19 fatality in Kashmir division reached 259, while 20 deaths have taken place in Jammu division.

Srinagar district with 75 deaths has the highest fatalities followed by Baramulla (58), Kulgam (26), 19 each in Shopian and Anantnag, Budgam (20), fifteen each in Pulwama and Kupwara, Jammu(12),  Bandipora (7), Ganderbal (5), two each in Rajouri and Doda and one each in Poonch, Udhampur, and Kathua.


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