Death toll mounts to 1245, total cases at 79106
Srinagar, Oct 4: Jammu and Kashmir reported eleven more COVID-19 deaths in past 24-hours, while 878 more people tested positive for the deadly virus in the union territory on Sunday, officials said.
They said that the fatality count in J&K has mounted to 1245 and 79106 people have tested positive for the virus in UT till date.
Giving the details about the dead, the officials said that Five among those who died due to the virus today were from Kashmir, including 72-year-old former divisional forest officer who launched a political party after retirement and a 33-year-old woman from Chadoora Budgam.
The septuagenarian was a resident of Zakura Habak Srinagar and died at SKIMS Soura, ten days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital.
A senior doctor at the hospital told GNS that he was suffering from hypertension, type-2 diabetes mellitus and bilateral community acquired pneumonia (CAP). “He died due to cardiopulmonary arrest.”
Regarding the 33-year-old woman, official sources told GNS she died at CD hospital Srinagar where she was admitted on October 3.
Also a 62-year-old man from Rajbagh Srinagar who died at SKIMS Soura, a week after he was admitted there with COPD, RF with bilateral CAP, they said. A 55-year-old man from Reshipora Bandipora also died at a hospital here, eleven days after being admitted.
Meanwhile, the official sources said that six deaths were reported from Jammu region including three from the J&K’s winter capital and one each from Rajouri, Udhampur and Doda districts.
Among others, the victims include an 80-year-old man from Durgan Nagar, a 70-year-old from Subash Nagar Jammu and a 76-year-old man from Makhanpur Bishnah.
With these deaths, 1245 people have died due to virus and include 863 from Valley and 382 from Jammu.
J&K records 878 fresh cases, tally at 79106
Meanwhile, Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday recorded 878 new COVID-19 cases taking the total tally to 79106.
Official sources told GNS that among the cases, 456 were confirmed from Jammu Division and 422 from Kashmir.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 156, Budgam 53, Baramulla 52, Pulwama 17, Kupwara 12, Anantnag 30, Bandipora 54, Ganderbal 33, Kulgam 6, Shopian 9, Jammu 252, Rajouri 35, Udhampur 27, Kathua 21, Doda 14, Samba 22, Poonch 17, Ramban 8, Reasi 11and Kishtwar 49.
A number of these cases were confirmed from SKIMS and CD diagnostic laboratories including 13 from CRPF, five from BSF, two from army’s BB Cantt here besides three minors.
SKIMS cases include male (35) from Kokernag Anantnag, male (41) from Bemina, female (43) from Rangreth, female (15) from Cooperative Colony Peerbagh, male (40) from Armed Police Humhama, three females (55, 25, 22) from Nowgam, female (65) from Lal Bazar, female (55) from Habba Kadal, female (25) from Skims Soura, two males (85, 45) from Nowshera, male (53) from Lal Bazar, male (25) from Soura, male (25) from Hawal, female (27) from Hyderpora Gulbagh Colony, male (35) from Alochibagh, female (45) from Samerbugh, female (55) from Hyderpora, female (54) from Soura, male (40) from Soura, male (44) from Barzulla, female (56) from Elahibagh Srinagar, male (47) from Tral, male (40) from Bolriwan Pulwama, male (40) from Rawathpora Kupwara, female (65) from Nagbal, male (55) from Kangan Ganderbal, female (60) and male (65) from Nagam, female (55) from Malpora, male (40) from Charisharief, male (38) from Ramhama, male (38) from Housing Colony Ompora, male (55) from Gulshan Nagar, male (30) from Kralwari Chadoora, male (20) from Zuhama Chadoora, male (31) from Rapora Chadoora, male (29) from Bugam Chadoora, female (75) from Rangrate Rawalpora and male (60) from Mendhar Poonch.
The CRPF cases include five males (38, 29, 40, 28, 35) from 43 Bn Crpf Budgam, male (36) from 28 Bn Crpf Bemina Srg, male (27) from 175 Engr Ta Niyari Kupwara, male (37) from 3/9 Gr Niyari Kupwara, male (35) from 19 Garh Niyari Kupwara, two males (38, 28) from 28 Idsr Niyari Kupwara, male (46) from 53 Ibc Kalaroos Kupwara, male (37) from 7 Kumaon Kalaroos Kupwara. The BSF cases include five males (38, 56, 32, 28, 26) from Ch Bsf Humhama Srinagar.
The CD cases include two males (38, NA) from BB Cantt Srg, two males (74, 60) from Parraypora Srg, male (48) from Rawalpora Srg, female (52) from Hyderpora Srg, female (36) from Srinagar, female (55) from Athwajan, two males (01, 60) and female (60) from Lal Bazar, female (NA) and male (35) from Nowshera, male (50) from Srinagar, female (NA) from Jawahar Nagar, female (75) from Lolab, male (44) from Rajbagh, female (55) from Harwan, male (37) from Bagath Srg, male (40) and female (NA) from Shalimar, male (18) and female (70) from Alochibagh Srg, male (50) from Rajbagh, male (45) from Ahmadnagar, four males (52, 52, 55, 53) from Shivpora Srg, NA (32) from Nishat Srg, male (60) from Bemina Srg, female (10) from Shalimar Srg, female (22) and male (26) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, male (32) from Panthachowk, male (50) from Handwara, female (50) from Humhama, female (36) from Bemina Srg, male (20) from Rainawari Srg, female (42) from Nawakadal Srg, female (NA) from Batmaloo Srg, male (27) from Fateh Kadal Srg, female (55) and male (60) from Baghi Mehtab, male (65) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, female (NA) from Sonwar Srg, male (39) from NA, male (36) from Wazir Bagh Srg, female (60) from Rajbagh Srg, male (53) from Elahibagh Srg, female (40) from Bemina Srg, male (55) from Rainawari Srg, male (72) from Bemina Srg, female (55) from Khonmuh Srg, female (NA) and male (NA) from Bemina Srg, male (07) from Lal Bazar, male (44) from Bemina Srg, male (47) from Khan Khai Mohalla, female (35) from Fateh Kadal Srg, female (60) from Lal Bazar, female (70) from Rawalpora, female (30) from Pulwama, two males (NA, 45) from Hawal, male (44) from Dalgate, female (65) from Sumbal, male (70) from Wuyan Pampore, two males (95, 81) from Srinagar, female (45) from Khansahib Budgam, two females (10, 35) from Ompora Budgam, female (70) from Zakura, female (65) from Kanipora Srg, male (80) from Bhatpura Ganderbal, male (33) from Srinagar, male (27) from Hyderpora Srg, male (35) from Buchpora Srg, male (54) from Tral E Bala, female (15) from Shadimarg, male (40) from Rahmoo, male (64) from Wuyan, male (19) from Trichal, male (23) from Zasoow, female (42) from Murran, female (75) from Thab, female (45) from Qamarwari Srg, male (55) from Abi Guzar Srinagar, male (09) and three females (61, 41, 13) from Sheikhpora Budgam, male (70) from Latepura Pulwama, female (75) from Ranger Chadoora, male (77) from Srinagar, male (45) from Khanyar Srg, female (55) from HMT Srinagar.
Moreover, they said 1053 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals— 525 from Jammu Division and 528 from Kashmir Valley. (GNS)