Death toll in J&K rises to 1418, total cases at 90,166
Srinagar, Oct 22: Jammu and Kashmir witnessed 14 more COVID-19 deaths, while 584 new cases were recorded during the past 24-hours, officials said on Thursday.
They said that fatality count due to COVID-19 in J&K has mounted to 1418, while 90,166 people have tested positive for the virus in the Union Territory till date.
Officials said that among the victims who died today, nine were residents of Kashmir and five belonged to Jammu division.
Regarding deaths from the Valley, they said, a 22-year-old from Ganderbal died a day after she was admitted to SKIMS Soura.
They said a 55-year-old woman from Lal Bazar died at SKIMS Soura, nine days after she was admitted there.
A 29-year-old woman from Watlar Ganderbal also died at SKIMS Soura, a day after admitted at the tertiary care hospital.
A 75-year-old from man Nawabagh Lalbazar also died at SKIMS, 20 days after he was admitted to the tertiary care hospital
The other fatalities include a 70-year-old man from Gurez Bandipora, a 95-year-old from Natipora Srinagar, a 75-year-old man from Alamgari Bazar Srinagar, a 70-year-old from Bagimehtab Chattergam Budgam, and a 65-year-old man from Dhobi Mohalla Srinagar
Those who died in Jammu division include three from the winter capital of the J&K and one each from Doda and Poonch districts. Among others, the victims, the officials told GNS include a 77-year-old from New Plot Jammu and a 58-year-old man from R S Pora besides a 74-year-old man from Mandhar Poonch
Who died at SKIMS Soura, 12 days after he was admitted there.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 949 in Valley and 469 in Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 342 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (243), Baramulla (137), Budgam (91), Pulwama (79), Kupwara (71), Anantnag (71), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(43), Rajouri (45), Doda (43), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (33), Kathua (30), Udhampur (27), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (12), and Reasi (7).
584 new cases take COVID-19 tally past 90000 in J&K
Meanwhile, twenty three travelers were among 584 fresh COVID-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the total count to 90166.
Officials said that 192 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 392 from Kashmir Valley.
Giving district-wise details, they said, Srinagar reported 127, Budgam 19, Baramulla 104, Pulwama 30,
Kupwara 40, Anantnag 27, Bandipora 9, Ganderbal 27, Kulgam 7, Shopian 2, Jammu 103, Rajouri 3,
Udhampur 12, Doda 15, Kathua 12, Poonch 5, Samba 13, Kishtwar 22, Ramban 3 and Reasi 4.
Among the cases, a number of them were confirmed at CD diagnostic laboratory and include female (35) from Indra nagar, male (37) from Chanpora, male (NA) from Karanagar sgr, female (47) (NA) from Hazratbal sgr, female (65) (NA) from Karanagar sgr, female (33) (NA) from Nawakadal sgr, male (15) (NA) from Nawakadal sgr, female (65) (NA) from Nawakadal sgr, male (50) (NA) from Nageen bagh, male (39) (NA) from Karfali mohalla, male (65) (NA) from Natipora sgr, female (52) (NA) from Bemina sgr, male (34) (NA) from Sgr, female (35) (NA) from Karanagar sgr, female (38) (NA) from Eidgah sgr, female (28) (NA) from Nawabazar sgr, male (50) (NA) from Soura sgr, male (36) (NA) Kanipora budgam, male (19) (NA) from Rainawari sgr, male (60) (NA) from Sopore, female (32) (NA) from Hyderpora sgr, male (40) (NA) from Khaniyar sgr, male (65) (NA) from Lalbazar sgr, female (NA) from Sumbal bandipora, female (NA) from Nowshera sgr, male (85) (NA) from Narbal budgam, male (60) (NA) from Ellahibagh sgr, male (NA) from Kupwara, male (21) (NA) from Shalimar sgr, female (40) (NA) from Dalgate sgr, male (32) (NA) from Khaniyar, female (25) (NA) from Karanagar, male (65) from Pattalbagh, female (38) from Sharshali, male (65) from Abhama, female (45) from Parigam, male (60) from Achgoza, female (65) from Dangerpora, female (55) from Shopian, male (70) from Shaldraman, male (41) from Shaldraman, male (09) from Shaldraman, male (24) (NA) from Gmc Boys hostel Bemina, female (40) (NA) from Banihal, female (70) (NA) from Alochibagh sgr, male (50) (NA) from Nowgam budgam, male (35) (NA) from Shalimar sgr, male (66) (NA) from Jawharnagr sgr, female (55) (NA) from Chanpora sgr, male (78) (NA) from Bandipora, male (68) (NA) from Hmt Sgr, male (55) (NA) from Trehgam budgam, male (75) (NA) from Banihal, female (61) (NA) from Bandipora, male (65) (NA) from Kupwara, male (71) (NA) from Lalbazar, male (30) (NA) from Batpora sgr, female (55) (NA) from Gasoo batpora sgr, male (24) (NA) from Lalbazar sgr, male (43) (NA) from Sgr, male (28) (NA) from Sgr, male (55) (NA) from peerbagh sgr, female (65) (NA) from Anantnag, male (90) (NA) from Rajhbagh sgr.
Moreover, they said, 710 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals— 399 from Jammu Division and 311 from Kashmir Valley. (GNS)