Death toll mounts to 1472; cases tally at 94330
Srinagar, Oct 30: Five more people died of COVID-19 and 566 more people tested positive for the virus across Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said.
They said that the fatality count due to COVID-19 has mounted to 1472, while 94330 have tested positive for the virus till date.
Among those who succumbed to the virus today include three residents of Kashmir and two from Jammu region.
The victims from the Valley include a 55-year-old woman from Chogul Handwara, a 50-year-old man from Noorbagh Srinagar and a 60-year-old man from Krankshivan Colony Sopore.
Two of those who died in Jammu include a 66-year-old man from R S Pora and a resident from Doda.
With these deaths, the fatality count has reached 978 in Valley and 494 in Jammu region.
Srinagar district with 352 deaths tops the list followed by Jammu (253), Baramulla (145), Budgam (94), Pulwama (80), Kupwara (73), Anantnag (74), Rajouri (47), Kulgam (46), Bandipora(46), Doda (46), Shopian (35), Ganderbal (32), Udhampur (32), Kathua (31), Samba (25), Poonch (23), Kishtwar(14), Ramban (13), and Reasi (8).
566 test positive in J&K
Meanwhile, the COVID-19 tally crossed 94000-mark as 566 new infections were reported in last 24 hours in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Friday. Among the cases includes seven army personnel, two policemen and a minor besides 28 travelers
Among the cases, Srinagar reported 141 cases, Budgam 26, Baramulla 66, Pulwama 20, Kupwara 25,
Anantnag 12, Bandipora 14, Ganderbal 28, Kulgam 3, Shopian 12, Jammu 109, Rajouri 5, Udhampur 30,
Doda 14, Kathua 14, Poonch 8, Samba 6, Kishtwar 19, Ramban 7 and Reasi 7.
A number of these cases were confirmed at CD hospital’s diagnostic laboratory and include seven males (40, 27, 27, 27, 45, 25, 26) from BB Cantt Srg, male (48) from Arabal Shalimar, two males (NA, 52) from Bemina, male (31) and female (55) from Rajbagh Srg, male (29) from Maloora Srg, male (43) from Baghi Mehtab Srg, male (NA) from Wantapora Hawal Srg, female (21) from Elahibagh Srg, female (60) from Charisharief Budgam, male (70) from Tangpora Batamaloo, male (25) from Wanihama, female (65) from Zaindar Mohalla, male (34) from Bemina, male (70) from Lal Bazar Srg, male (56) from Lal Chowk Srg, female (40) from Nawakadal Srg, male (34) from NA, male (68) from Dalgate Srg, female (58) from NA, male (60) from BK Pora Srg, female (03) from Peerbagh Srg, male (26) from Zoonimar Srg, female (60) from Pulwama, male (44) from Rangreth Srg, male (27) from Natipora Srg, female (35) from Hyderpora Srg, female (NA) from Khansahib, female (38) from Barzulla Srg, male (60) and female (26) from Srinagar, male (20) from Kadi Kadal, male (36) from Lalbazar, male (54) from Beeru, female (55) from Lal Bazar, male (50) from Gulzarpora Awantipora, male (46) from Chattabal Srg, male (29) from Pattan, male (49) from Mehjoor Nagar Srg, male (NA) from Bemina Srg, male (55) from Qamarwari Srg, female (52) from HMT Srg, male (26) from Ishber Srg, male (21) from Chanapora Srg, female (75) from Kreeri Baramulla, male (50) from Kupwara, male (NA) from Buchpora Srg, male (NA) from Chakpora Budgam, female (24) from Bemina Srg, male (65) from Kupwara, male (40) from Khanmoh Pulwama, female (60) from Batamaloo Srg, female (65) from Kupwara, female (70) from Indranagar, male (60) from Parraypora Srg, male (40) from Pampore, female (30) from Wandakpora Awantipora, male (38) from M Chogal, two males (34, 31) from DPL Handwara, male (51) from Dudwan Kupwara, female (40) from Lachipora Zachaldara, female (55) from Soura Srg, male (25) from Fatehkadal Srg, male (60) from Soura Srg, three females (82, 34, 60) and two males (62, 24) from Natipora Srg, male (35) from Pampore, female (50) from Hyderpora Srinagar.
Moreover, officials said that 654 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals 277 from Jammu Division and 377 from Kashmir Division. (GNS)