Fatality count mounts to 1214, total cases at 77253
Srinagar, Oct 2: A 10-day-old baby and a 35-year-old woman were among fifteen more people who died due to COVID-19 during the past 24-hours in Jammu and Kashmir, while 1090 fresh cases were recorded across the Union Territory, officials said on Friday.
They said that fatality count in J&K has risen to 1214, while 77253 have tested positive for the virus till date.
The infant is the youngest COVID-19 victim in J&K, the officials said. Earlier, an 11-day-old died on July 12 while a 15-day-old baby from Bemina area died here on June 19.
Official sources told GNS ten deaths were reported from Jammu division including six from winter capital of the J&K, two each from Udhampur and Kathua besides one each from Doda and Samba.
Five deaths were reported from Kashmir Valley include three from Srinagar and two from Budgam districts. They said a 65-year-old man from Harwan died at SKIMS Soura , thirteen days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.
A 65-year-old man from Pakharpora Budgam died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients in the Valley. The sexagenarian was admitted to the facility on September 29.
Also, an 85-year-old man from Brain Nishat Srinagar died a week after he was admitted to the hospital, they said.
A 65-year-old woman from Gundipora Beerwah who was admitted with bilateral community acquired pneumonia died eleven days after admitted to the SMHS hospital here, they said.
Among others, the deaths from Jammu division include a 10-days-old baby rom Dachan Kishtwar, a 35-year-old woman from Battal Walia Udhampur, a 56-year-old from Rewa (Madya Pradesh), a 83-year-old from Karan Nagar Jammu, a 55-year-old from Ustaad Mohalla and a 63-year-old from Govidnpora Satwari.
J&K records 1090 new cases, total 77253
Meanwhile, 1090 more persons tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, taking the overall tally to 77253.
Among the cases, 603 are from Jammu Division and 487 from Kashmir Valley, official sources told GNS.
Giving district-wise breakup, they said Srinagar reported 181 cases, Budgam 54, Baramulla 64, Pulwama 29, Anantnag 32, Bandipora 58, Kupwara 25, Ganderbal 28, Kulgam 6, Shopian 10, Jammu 354, Rajouri 33, Udhampur 30, Kathua 21, Doda 27, Samba 20, Poonch 22, Ramban 25, Reasi 46 and Kishtwar 25.
A number of these cases were confirmed at CD diagnostic laboratory and include 19 soldiers.
The CD cases include male (24) from Haripora Budgam, two females (13, 72) and male (46) from Nigeen Srg, two males (69, 24) from Lal Bazar Srg, two males (13, 75) from Nigeen Srg, male (35) from Police Colony, male (72) from Bemina, male (40) from Sidiq Colony Sopore, female (45) from K Village Sopore, male (34) from Dangerpora Sopore, male (36) from Nageenbagh Sopore, four males (25, 24, 31, 29) from RR Camp Sopore, female (45) from Logripora Baramulla, male (38) from Faisalabad Sopore, male (50) and female (47) from Nageenbagh Sopore, male (42) from Shalpora Sopore, male (32) from Noorbagh Sopore, male (48) from Logripora Baramulla, male (40) from Model Town Sopore, male (53) from Chinkipora Sopore, female (28) from Bijhama BLA, male (60) from Baramulla, female (65) from Noorpora, male (53) from Narwa, male (40) from Arihal, female (45) and male (48) from Sanzwatroo, male (60) from Khonmoh Srg, female (32) from Soura, female (34) from Kadalbal Pampore, female (32) from Arihal, female (35) from Khaigam, female (27) from Rahmoo, male (40) from Newa, male (52) from Noorpora, male (33) from Rajbagh Srg, female (22) from Karan Nagar, fifteen males (25, 27, 24, 39, 26, 21, 46, 29, 30, 27, 29, 26, 25, 21, 38) from BB Cantt Srg, two males (35, 68) from Srinagar, male (55) from Jawahar Nagar, female (NA) from Bijbehara, male (47) from Kak Sarai Srg, male (61) from Karan Nagar, male (50) from Buchpora, female (55) from Rainawari Srg, female (55) from Pulwama, male (70) from Pampore Srg, male (50) from Kokernag, female (56) from Bemina Srg, female (70) from Budgam, female (38) from Bemina Srg, male (30) from Alochibagh, male (NA) from Bemina Srg, two females (30, 57) and two males (63, 29) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, female (65) from NA, male (55) from Rawalpora, female (85) from Eidgah, female (46) from Rainawari, male (65) from Dokerphora, female (68) from Bemina, three males (52, 55, 53) from Shivpora Srg, male (54) from Mazhama, male (51) from Qamarwari Srg, male (52) from Shivpora Srg, male (76) from Rajbagh, two males (87, 35) from Srinagar, male (35) from Solina, male (51) from Aloosa Bandipora, male (35) from 90 Feet Soura, male (58) from Zakura, female (48) from Khanyar, male (60) from Srinagar, male (23) from Shivpora Srg, male (22) from Indra Nagar Srg, male (33) and two females (22, 20) from Bemina Srg, female (35) from Tangdar Kupwara, female (23) from Nawabazar Srg, two females (85, 35) and two males (34, 70) from Lal Bazar Srg, female (43) from Kupwara, male (48) from Nowgam Srg, male (NA) from Mendhar, female (NA) from Qamarwari, two females (38, 12) from Srinagar, female (55) from M R Gunj Srg, female (60) from Budgam, female (40) from Maisuma, female (55) from Baba Reshi Bla, male (75) from Kawoosa, male (70) from Bandipora, three males (70, 32, 34) and two females (34, 25) from Srinagar, male (70) from Dalgate Srg, male (65) from Baghat Srg, male (35) from Safakadal, two males (NA, NA) from Hawal, female (40) from Khag, male (70) from Gulab Bagh, female (18) from Srinagar, female (26) from Garkote Uri, male (28) from Uri, female (27) from Salambad Uri, female (13) from Balkote, male (48) from Gingle Uri, male (20) from Churanda Uri, male (33) from Balkote, two males (32, 45) from Uri, male (42) from HMT Srg, female (28) from Qamarwari Srg, female (NA) from Natipora Srg, female (23) from Budgam, male (38) from Chattabal Srg, female (52) from Bemina Srg.
Meanwhile, 1400 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals— 990 from Jammu Division and 410 from Kashmir Valley. (GNS)