Death toll mounts to 1391,
Srinagar, Oct 19: Jammu and Kashmir reported ten more COVID-19 deaths in last 24 hours, while 427 more people tested positive for the virus in the Union Territory, officials said on Monday.
They said that death toll in J&K has mounted to 1391 while 88369 have tested positive for the COVID-19 in J&K till date.
Among the victims who died today, seven belonged to Kashmir and three to Jammu region, officials said, adding that Kulgam reported two deaths while Srinagar, Pulwama, , Bandipora, Shopian and Anantnag one death each.
Among others, they said, the victims include a 77-year-old woman from Bandipora, who died thirteen days after being admitted to the SKIMS Soura hospital; and a 70-year-old man from Pampore Pulwama who died at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the COVID-19 patients, three days after he was admitted there.
Regarding deaths from Jammu, they said, one each was reported from Udhampur, Samba and Ramban.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 931 in Valley and 460 in Jammu.
Srinagar district with 333 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (237), Baramulla (135), Budgam (90), Pulwama (78), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (71), Kulgam (45), Bandipora(43), Rajouri (45), Doda (42), Shopian (34), Ganderbal (30), Kathua (30), Udhampur (26), Samba (25), Poonch (22), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (12), and Reasi (7).
427 new cases in J&K, tally crosses 88000 mark
Meanwhile, twenty one travelers were among 427 new COVID-19 cases reported in J&K in last 24 hours, taking the overall tally to over 88000.
Official sources told GNS that 169 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 258 from Kashmir which takes the total count to 88369 in J&K.
Giving district wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 112 cases, Budgam 16, Baramulla 38, Pulwama 19, Kupwara 18, Anantnag 26, Bandipora 19, Ganderbal 4, Kulgam 2, Shopian 4, Jammu 116, Rajouri 2,
Udhampur 11, Doda 0, Kathua 5, Poonch 9, Samba 12, Kishtwar 7, Ramban 4 and Reasi 3.
A number of these cases were confirmed at the diagnostic laboratory of CD hospital and include D cases include female (21 Student) from Chattergam, female (13) from Nownagri, female (04) (Na) from Hyderpora Sgr, male (44) (Na) from Delhi, female (14) (Na) from Kangan, male (30) (Na) from Humhama, male (25) (Na) from Humhama, male (67) (Na) from Karanagar, female (60) (Na) from Karanagar, male (22) (Na) from Karanagar, male (Na) from Sgr, female (35) (Na) from Pulwama, male (37) (Na) from Pulwama, female (33) (Na) from Eidgah, female (62) (Na) from Bagi Mehtab, male (55) (Na) from Hmt, male (Na) from Mirgund, male (Na) from Rainawari, male (65) (Na) from Natipora, male (60) (Na) from Natipora, female (64) (Na) from Natipora, female (80) (Na) from Baramulla, female (60) (Na) from Karanagar, female (43) (Na) from Kishtawar, male (35) (Na) from Jawharnagar, male (Na) from Jawharnagar, male (12) (Na) from Batamaloo, male (27) (Na) from Batamaloo, female (50) (Na) from Batamaloo, male (60) (Na) from Budgam, male (50) (Na) from Chanpora, male (35) (Na) from Nawakadal, female (68) (Na) from Nawakadal, male (75) (Na) from Nawakadal, female (80) (Na) from Kupwara, male (60) (Na) from Sgr, female (45) (Na) from Bemina, male (07) from Chanpora, male (29) from Chinar Colony Baghat, female (36) from Kandlizal Pampore, female (23) from Drangbal Pampore, male (19) from Drangbal Pampore, male (16) from Drangbal Pampore, male (42) (Na) from Bk Pora, female (48) (Na) from Rainawari, male (80) (Na) from Peerbagh, female (65) (Na) from Hawal, male (70) (Na) from Pulwama, male (80) (Na) from Batamaloo, female (70) (Na) from Nowpora, female (68) (Na) from Mehjoor Nagar, male (15) (Na) from Safakadal, female (35) (Na) from Safakadal.
Moreover, they said, 781 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 417 from Jammu Division and 364 from Kashmir Valley. (GNS)